On August 10, 1986 — “I may not have been the greatest Yankee to put on the uniform, but I am the proudest.” – Billy Martin, on his day at Yankee Stadium. During Billy Martin Day at Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Bombers retire uniform #1 and dedicate a plaque in Monument Park which reads, ‘There has never been a greater competitor than Billy’. The team’s former scrappy second baseman and four-time manager tells the sold-out crowd, “I may not have been the greatest Yankee to put on the uniform, but I am the proudest.”

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