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  Billy Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Martin retired in 1961 with a career batting average of.257.
Billy Martin's grave in Cemetery of the Gate of Heaven
Billy Martin was eulogized by John Cardinal O'Connor at St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Billy_Martin   (1046 words)

  
 William Dean Martin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Dean Martin (aka Billy Martin), born June 15, 1981, is the guitar/guitarist and keyboard synthesizer/keyboardist for Good Charlotte.
Billy Martin is a vegetarian and is a huge animal lover and is active in the animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals).
Billy has a website for all of his art (the second link in the URL section to the right) and a clothing line with his long-time best friend, Steve Sievers, the site is called "Bloodzilla".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Dean_Martin   (386 words)

  
 Drummerworld: Billy Martin
The elder Martin was involved in the premier of John Cage works, the Modern Jazz Quartet under the direction of Gunther Schuller, and also performed on the Verve classic "Focus" with Stan Getz and Roy Haynes.
Billy was 11 years old, and he received a hand-me-down drum kit from his older brother Kenny (1957-1996).
Martin fell in with the Downtown musicians of New York City and began playing with a number of bands on a regular basis.
www.drummerworld.com /drummers/Billy_Martin.html   (867 words)

  
 Billy Martin | BaseballLibrary.com
Billy Martin was one of baseball's most fascinating characters from the time he left the tough side of Berkeley, California, and entered pro ball in 1946.
Martin repeated the pattern with Detroit (1971-73), winning the AL East in 1972, and Texas (1973-75), where he finished an amazing second in 1974 to capture the first of his four Manager of the Year awards.
Martin was fired by the A's, hired by the Yankees (1983), fired by the Yankees, hired by the Yankees (1985), fired by the Yankees, hired by the Yankees (1988), and - after yet another nightclub brawl - fired by the Yankees once again.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Martin_Billy.stm   (4310 words)

  
 ESPN.com - CLASSIC - SportsCentury biography of Billy Martin
Martin did not see his father until he was 15 and then only to tell him he wanted nothing to do with him.
Martin finished 1973 in Texas, took the club from last to second in 1974, and was fired in 1975.
Then came the Bronx psychodrama starring Martin and Steinbrenner, pitting a manager whose greatest needs were for approval and wearing a Yankee uniform and an owner who was a master at manipulating the insecure by withholding approval and had a seemingly compulsive need to fire managers.
espn.go.com /classic/000807billymartin.html   (1290 words)

  
 MMW
Like john, billy sits in the center of his own musical universe on stage - surrounded by his drum kit, scraps of metal, various wood blocks, percussion pieces from africa, brazil and asia, and other random "stuff" that he's collected through the years.
the basement of the martin house was where billy tinkered with the drums, his father's recording equipment (pop was an early audiophile), his junior chemistry set and even with pot (a seventies thing?).
Billy started to tour as a regular in various bands - he and montiero formed the samba group BATUCADA and played the brazilian circuit in nyc for 2 years.
www.mmw.net /billy.jsp   (850 words)

  
 Player Bio: Billy Martin :: Men's Tennis
Head coach Billy Martin, the only person to capture NCAA Team titles as both a player and a coach, enters his 13th season at the helm of the UCLA men's tennis team.
Martin served as an assistant coach at UCLA for 10 years prior to being elevated to his current status as only the fourth head coach in Bruin tennis history.
Martin has continued to uphold the tradition of excellence established by his predecessors, who claimed a total of 15 national titles.
uclabruins.cstv.com /sports/m-tennis/mtt/martin_billy00.html   (787 words)

  
 CMT.com : Billy Martin/G. Calvin Weston : Biography
Martin acted as the band's first manager, sending out press kits and recordings to clubs from his father's office in New Jersey (as well as serving as MMW's de facto mechanic on the road).
In 1998, Martin established his own Amulet Records imprint, where he released recordings of himself and Calvin Weston, as well as experimental discs, such as the breakbeat vinyl-only release of illy B Eats and the solo percussion disc Black Elk Speaks (both in 2001).
Martin continues to tour and record with MMW, also finding time to curate shows in Manhattan, as well as be with his wife, Phaedra, and his child, born in the summer of 2001.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/martin_billy/bio.jhtml   (552 words)

  
 ESPN Classic - Billy battled opponents, himself
Billy Martin won five division titles (with four franchises), two pennants and one World Series in 16 seasons as a manager.
As a player, Martin distinguished himself mostly for an on-field truculence that won him nicknames like "The Brat" and "Billy the Kid" and an off-field penchant for late-night carousing, usually with Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford in tow.
Late in the 1947 season, Martin joined the Oakland Oaks and played for the first time under Stengel, the team's manager who was to become his chief advocate and a surrogate for the father he never had.
espn.go.com /classic/biography/s/Martin_Billy.html   (1358 words)

  
 The Official Site of Billy Martin - Biography
Billy Martin will always be remembered for his fiery personality, both on and off the field.
Martin won the Most Valuable Player Award in the 1953 World Series, batting.500, with 12 hits, 2 home runs, and a series-leading 8 RBIs.
Martin was hired and fired five times during his career as the skipper for the Bronx Bombers.
www.cmgww.com /baseball/martin/bio.html   (148 words)

  
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At the Copacabana nightclub in May 1957 to celebrate teammate Mickey Mantle’s birthday, Martin was involved in a fight in which a Bronx delicatessen owner suffered a concussion and a fractured jaw.
Despite Manager Casey Stengel’s affection for Martin, whom he had managed at Oakland in 1948 and insisted that New York acquire, Martin was held responsible for the affair and was traded to Kansas City.
Martin’s tenure as Yankee manager, however, was marked by numerous clashes with the owner, five hirings and five firings, and battles with stars Thurman Munson and Reggie Jackson.
www.netpath.net /~bauer/players/martin.htm   (687 words)

  
 Lunch With Picasso Biography
Billy's early musical education flourished on an axis of orchestral and pop influences.
Billy relates, "I knew some people who were writing underscore for various film and TV projects.
These days, self-described as "blissfully married with four daughters," Billy is in demand as a composer for both big and small screens, with an expanding range of projects that engage him professionally and creatively.
www.billymartinmusic.com /bio.htm   (611 words)

  
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In 1995 Martin started Amulet Records (www.amuletrecords.com), a label that has released a number of percussion recordings, traditional Gamelan music and reissues of several of Bob Moses' recordings.
Billy Martin's creative force shows no signs of slowing; in fact it is only getting stronger.
Martin has several projects expected to be completed in the next year ranging from a breakbeats record, "illy B Eats," a book to a line of clothing (www.illywear.com).
www.amuletrecords.com /ARTISTS/illyb.htm   (1070 words)

  
 Four Generations of Martin's Tavern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since 1933, Martin’s Tavern has come to be one of the most celebrated taverns in Washington history, a home away from home.
In 1933, he and son William G. Martin opened Martin’s Tavern on the corner of Wisconsin and N Street.
Billy and Gina Martin welcome you to their tavern – a Georgetown landmark for more than 70 years.
www.martins-tavern.com /clients/mtavern/mtavernG.nsf/about   (432 words)

  
 Salon.com Politics | The ever-changing stories of Billy Martin
Within days of Martin's arrival, the press was suddenly reporting intriguing, thinly sourced stories, like the news that Condit forced Chandra to leave all I.D. behind when she met with him.
Martin played it coy, suggesting he didn't want to harm the investigation, so therefore he could not say whether it was yes or no. Clayson asked pointblank, "You know the answer"?
Yet while Martin was out spinning, the Levys seemed to be telling anyone who would listen that they didn't believe the pregnancy story.
archive.salon.com /politics/feature/2001/09/07/martin/index1.html   (922 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Wild, High and Tight: The Life and Death of Billy Martin: Books: Peter Golenbock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Martin (1928-1989) grew up poor in Berkeley, Calif. A high school drop-out, he tried out for the Oakland baseball team of the Pacific Coast League; the manager was Casey Stengel, who took Martin to New York when he became manager of the Yankees.
Essentially, Golenbock reports, Martin's friend in the truck falsely admitted to police that he was driving the vehicle at the time it struck the culvert, knowing it would help Martin's family in dealing with the financial meltdown he had suffered in the final years of his life.
Billy kept drinking not because of George Steinbrenner, but because of who he was, and that was a person with no morals whatsoever.
www.amazon.com /Wild-High-Tight-Death-Martin/dp/0312105754   (1778 words)

  
 Billy Martin
Alfred Manual Martin was born in Berkeley, California, on May 16, 1928, of Italian-Portuguese descent.
When the Oaks' regular second baseman, Dario Lodigiani, was injured early in the season, Billy was put in at second base.
After Lodigiani returned, Billy continued to play at second, third, and even shortstop.
oaklandoaks.tripod.com /martin.html   (281 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Billy Martin's Bucking Chute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Doug Newton, CEO and co-founder of Billy Martin’s (OTC: BLYM) -- the 27 year old western lifestyle brand -- announced today a sneak preview of the company’s revenue growth plan for 2006.
Working with one of the top fragrance development firms in the US, Newton said his new Billy Martin product will carry the name “Riata” -- Spanish for lasso or lariat -- and be positioned to compete against Coty whose top selling brands are Stetson and the “western chic” Shania Twain brand.
Billy Martin's USA, Inc. is not a reporting company registered under the Securities Act of 1934.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=108494   (360 words)

  
 Billy Martin Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Billy Martin was born on Wednesday, May 16, 1928, in Berkeley, California.
Martin was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 18, 1950, with the New York Yankees.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Billy Martin baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=martibi02   (287 words)

  
 Metroactive Music | Medeski, Martin & Wood
WHILE THE shelf life of the average jazz trio is about 90 minutes plus an encore on a good night, the groove collective of John Medeski, Billy Martin and Chris Wood shows few signs of slowing down after almost 15 years of playing together.
Reached at his Brooklyn apartment, drummer Billy Martin was happy with both the product and the departure from the standard process.
Martin's love of the loops has influenced most of his latest work.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/08.24.05/mmw-0534.html   (708 words)

  
 E.J.N. - MEDESKI, MARTIN & WOOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He has performed with Dewey Redman, Billy Higgins, Bob Mintzer, and Alan Dawson, as well as serving as pianist/organist for the Either/ Orchestra, Mandala Octet, and the Christopher Hollyday Quartet, among many others.
Drummer/percussionist Billy Martin was born in New York City, the son of a former Radio City Rockette and a violinist with the New York City Ballet and the New York City Opera orchestra.
Besides the Medeski, Martin & Wood trio, he serves as percussionist for the Lounge Lizards and the John Lurie National Orchestra (a trio with Lurie and Calvin Weston), as well as drummer for John Zorn's Masada group and the Ned Rothenberg Double Band.
www.ejn.it /mus/memawo.htm   (410 words)

  
 Blogcritics.org: Billy "illy B" Martin Interview
Billy Martin has split duty as drummer-percussionist for the wildly popular and successful jazz groove trio Medeski Martin and Wood, and he runs his own label, Amulet, that specializes in "the art of percussion, avant-garde and beyond..."
Billy also records for Amulet under the name "illy B," and has a smoking breakbeats, scratches and remix CD out called Drop the Needle.
Billy, do you notice any difference in the response from the European fans that come your shows?If i hear live-shows from MMW from the States, the crowd is much more enthusiastic.
blogcritics.org /archives/2002/12/07/151741.php   (1510 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: Billy Martin
Billy is a really great guy who is everything anyone could want, he's not perfect, but we all know he's close!!!
He just came out with his own custom PRS guitar, called the Billy Martin SE, and co-wrote two songs on Good Charlotte's "The Chronicles of Life and Death" (Ghost of You and Mountain).
Billy is the gorgeous guitar player in good charlotte (Benji too is gorgeous)and has the most beautiful eyes ever!He is amazing!
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=Billy+Martin&defid=1151561   (432 words)

  
 Medeski Martin and Wood - Official Store: Billy Martin Department
Billy Martin, best known for his percussion and drumming with his avant-funk band Medeski Martin and Wood and John Lurie’s Lounge Lizards has been experimenting with many forms of experimental, African, jazz, funk and classical music.
This is the last of the illy B Eats series and the freshest-most funky beats yet from MMW drummer Billy Martin (aka illy B).
Following Billy Martin's first solo CD, Black Elk Speaks, he set out on a one-man tour of the Northeast U.S. to refute the myth that he is only a jazz-funk drummer.
stores.musictoday.com /store/dept.asp?band_id=146&dept_id=8476&sfid=2   (653 words)

  
 Salon.com Politics | The ever-changing stories of Billy Martin
Martin: "Wolf, the only thing the family wants to hear -- and I spoke with Dr. Levy and Mrs.
Yet the ABC tape had barely stopped running on Thursday night when Martin was back on the air.
The only thing Martin came close to shredding on "Nightline" was the truth.
archive.salon.com /politics/feature/2001/09/07/martin/?pn=2   (776 words)

  
     __the BILLY MARTIN fanlisting__   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
William Dean Martin (Billy Martin) (born June 15, 1981) is the lead guitarist and keyboardist for Good Charlotte.
Billy Martin is a vegetarian and is a huge animal lover.
Martin's favourite director is Tim Burton and his favourite film is Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas".
www.deadexit.org /billy/bbilly.html   (246 words)

  
 Gamasutra - Game Audio Gallery: Billy Martin
In January 2003, Billy Martin was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society of Composers and Lyricists, the pre-eminent composers' group in the U.S. The SCL Advisory Board and Board of Directors includes legendary figures like Jerry Goldsmith, James Newton Howard, Howard Shore, and Hans Zimmer.
In a major step forward for game composers, Billy is the first SCL Board Director whose primary focus is music for games.
Billy Martin is represented by Bob Rice of the Four Bars Intertainment agency.
www.gamasutra.com /galleries/audio/billy_martin/index.htm   (1771 words)

  
 Billy Martin Photos - Billy Martin News - Billy Martin Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Billy Martin was born in Naptown/Waldorf, Maryland, Martin has been playing guitar since he was in 6th grade when he received his first guitar for Christmas.
Billy Martin is a vegan and is a huge animal lover and is...
Billy is the hottest one out of Good Charlotte.
www.tv.com /billy-martin-xi/person/204434/summary.html   (207 words)

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