PROGRAMMING NOTE: Marty will be on live Saturday at 9am and Sunday at 1pm from Turner Field in Atlanta. Marty will then be on live for his post-game show.
Marty Lurie was born in Brooklyn, New York on Feb. 1st, 1946. He saw his first baseball game in Ebbets Field in 1954. Marty began his radio career at KECG 88.1 FM in El Cerrito, California. He hosted the Oakland A’s pre-game radio show in 1998 which led into all A’s games during both the regular and post season through 2009. Marty has broadcasted over 2000 pre- and post-game shows in career.
His show aired on stations KATD 990 AM, KABL 960 AM, KFRC 610 AM, KYCY 1550 AM, 106.9 FM and 860 AM at various times from 1998 through 2009. He was also invited to speak at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York on induction weekend 2002 in the Bullpen Theater about his work compiling the oral history of baseball. He has conducted over 5,000 baseball interviews. He was the exclusive interviewer for the Major League Baseball Players Association ("Players Talk") from 1998 through 2010.
Marty wrote a baseball column for the Bay Area News Group (“Batter Up”) every Sunday during the baseball season from 2004 through 2009, and now he is the host for KNBR’s Giants pre- and post-game weekend shows. You can find more of Marty’s work at loveofthegameproductions.com.
Email Marty: email@example.com
To hear Marty Lurie's podcast, click here.