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How He Changed Public Relations: Marty Appel Interview

Marty Appel was the Public Relations Director for the New York Yankees from 1973 to 1977. After resigning as the PR Director in 1977, he began a sports management company and later worked with World Team Tennis and Billie Jean King. Later on in his career he won an Emmy as the executive producer of Yankee telecasts. He has written 18 books including collaborations with Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn and Tom Seaver.

BW: I know Mantle lived a wild life, what was the weirdest thing you ever saw or read in Mickey Mantle's mail?

MA: I always found it amusing that people would send him bar mitzvah invitations, as though they expected him to attend.

BW: I read that you originally got your job with the Yankees by writing to ...

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