Bill Pennington’s “BILLY MARTIN” is a page-turner about one of the most singular characters who has every walked on the field of play in any sport. Pennington’s biography is spot-on as he addresses Martin’s genius and the weakness with equal dexterity. Whatever your views on the man, his story is one that cannot be duplicated…or ignored.
Bill Pennington is an award-winning sports writer for the New York Times, where he pend the “On Par” column and covers a variety of sports. He is the author of two books, The Heisman and On Par. Early in his career he served as the New York Yankees beat writer at the Record (Bergen County), where he covered Billy Martin. He lives in Warwick, New York.