Lappin, Joseph "Marty"
A versatile player from the youth leagues on up, Marty was an outstanding third baseman, excellent catcher, had many good outings as a starting pitcher, and even more success as a relief pitcher, especially in the AA League. He played for numerous North Hill youth title teams including Hot Stove G Yankees, 1955 State and Tri-State champs, St. Martha '58 champs, E champs '60. He won four letters at Hoban High '59-62, making All-City '60-61. In AA ball, Marty helped league runnerup Krispy Kreme get to the NABF World Series, Louisville, KY '63; was an All-Star for '64 Winding Bar; played Nino's '65; was All-Star for '66 Blatz Beer and finished career with Airmatic Valve. A "workhorse" and team leader of all his teams.