Former MLB Writer, Noble, dead at 70

“Damn it!” That’s how former writer Marty Noble began a recently published article – one about Hall of Famer Tom Seaver.

It was a fitting first line for many of his peers to use as news of Noble’s death broke.

Noble covered New York baseball, he was a hall of fame voter, and pounded the Mets beat for decades. Noble died Sunday in Florida, according to He was 70.