Invitation to Visit With Marty

It's been almost a year since Marty's memoir, Ol' Buddy Marty, came out, and his life is still full of book-related activities. People, some of whom Marty knows and others he doesn't, continue to contact him either to catch up with an old friend or buy a book. You’ll be...

Breaking Down a Marty-ism

There are Yogi-isms and there are Marty-isms.  Both can get you really thinking. There is one major difference. Yogi-sms are funny, clever self-contradictions that seem to not make sense. Yet, they sort-of do. Marty-isms are also clever and funny, but they make serious points that can help people navigate through...

Are You Desperate?

Hey, Good Buddies and Gals, The Holidays Are Coming…and this time of the year my chemicals get out of order, my emotional brain takes over, and I’m a hurtin’ puppy. If you’re panicking too about what to buy your friends and family for the holidays, There’s no time for pancake...

Radio Appearance

It's been five months since Marty's book came out. Although the initial crush subsided, he continues to get requests to purchase books, invitations for book signings, and offers for lunch meetings and speaking engagements. Add all this to his normal schedule of teaching tennis, playing golf, cooking, home maintenance, and,...

I’ll See You at the Cryan Tournament

Come visit me at the James E. Cryan Memorial Tennis Tournament, Mercer County Park Tennis Center, on Tuesday night, August 1, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. No, I’m not competing—those days are behind me—but I’ll have a table, with copies of my books. and would love to have you stop...

Words of Encouragement Could Have Changed My Life

Seventy years ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to play professional baseball with the most advanced major league franchise of the time—the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers. They had a farm system of 400 ballplayers. They had an extensive and knowledgeable scouting system. They had teams represented in every level of...