SABR Nine: Former Yankees Public Relations Director Marty Appel

For many baseball purists, the term “public relations” can be a dirty word. But for sports expert Marty Appel, the art of quality sports communications and public relations has consumed most of his adult life.

According to his autobiography, Now Pitching for the Yankees, Appel was the youngest public relations director ever selected to lead a major league baseball team and was George Steinbrenner

Originally published: October 30, 2006. Last Updated: October 30, 2006.