Marty Noble Former Newsday and MLB.Com Baseball Writer Dies at 70

Marty Noble, writer on baseball and voter at the Hall of Fame died on March 24, 2019. He was 70 years old, and no cause of death was given.

Noble died in Florida, and a family member confirmed his death.

Newsday said Nobel started his career in 1970 with the New Jersey paper The Herald News. In 1974 he covered baseball for the Bergen Record.

Joining the staff at Newsday in 1981, he covered both the New York Mets and New York Yankees. Noble exclusively covered the New York Mets from 1990-2004.

On July 4, 1985, Noble covered the New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves game in Atlanta which lasted for 19 innings was 6 hours and 10 minutes.

He left the newspaper to take a job with reporting on the Mets until 2010. He then worked in a general role until his 2016 retirement. On March 22 he visited the spring training camp of the Mets.

Later in his life, Noble oversaw the New York Baseball Writers’ Association of America dinner. There the winners of Cy Young, MVP, and Rookie of the Year received their awards.

Noble’s wife Yvette survives him. He has two daughters Lindsay and Carolyn. Funeral arrangements have not been disclosed.

Written by Barbara Sobel


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