On July 29, 1978 — The Yankee Stadium crowd is pleasantly surprised as recently resigned manager Billy Martin returns to join in on the Old Timers’ Day festivities. Much to their delight, the fans respond with a seven-minute standing ovation when informed ‘Billy the Kid’ will return as the team’s skipper in 1980.

Baseball Reference July 29
National Pastime
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game