Sport: Scoreboard, Dec. 2, 1957

¶ When he heard he had been traded from the Kansas City Athletics to the Detroit Tigers as part of a 13-player shuffle, onetime Yankee Billy Martin sounded off with his customary ballfield belligerence. "They say six clubs were after me," said Billy. "If I was key man of the swap, I want a piece of the profit." Even though Billy stands small chance of collecting any cash, Detroit General Manager John Mc-Hale happily egged him on. "Keep talking," he told Billy—for an infield holler guy is just what the lackluster Tigers need.


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