Marty, Elvis and a Piece of My Hide

The Athletic Marty Brennaman called his last game on Thursday. It’s always poignant when a longtime local baseball announcer retires; they are so much a part of our lives. Marty provided the narration to a million Cincinnati childhoods. A lot has been written about his amazing career; I just told three stories, one from the beginning of his career, one from the weirdness apex of his career, and one where he took a piece of my hide.

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