A 3-time Corridor of Famer and in style voice for native school and highschool recreation broadcasts, Mark Bradley’s associates stated his success wasn’t restricted to the athletic enviornment.
“He was knowledgeable. He was very competent. He was very detailed. Whole winner in life,” stated Allen Love, co-owner of Magnum Magnetics in Marietta.
Bradley joined the corporate in 2010 and later grew to become its president, a job he held till his demise on Thursday on the age of 52. and Marietta School baseball video games on native radio station WMOA.
Love knew Bradley earlier than he got here to Magnum, understanding and taking part in golf collectively.
“He was a really, very shut good friend,” Love stated. “He was a greatest good friend to many, together with me.
“What made him who he was was his real, honest curiosity and concern for everybody round him.” he stated. “That was him. It did not matter in case you have been the president of an organization or a man who despatched us slides.”
Greg Black, proprietor of Black’s Tree Service, stated Bradley was “A mannequin and instance of how a person ought to behave and be.” He known as his good friend an unimaginable father and husband who was energetic in the neighborhood however did not prefer to trumpet his contributions.
“There are only a few those that … I’ve met who’ve been as particular as Mark,” stated Black. “He was very type. He was clever. He was very athletic, undoubtedly good-looking and really good… a really type, loving, giving individual.” Bradley was a standout athlete at Marietta Excessive Faculty, incomes letters in baseball, basketball and golf.
“As a broadcaster, I used to do his video games when he was in highschool and (it) made my job much more fulfilling.” stated Johnny Wharff, president of Jawco Inc., which operates WMOA.
After Bradley graduated from Ohio College and was working within the nation, Wharff “I known as him out of the blue and requested him if he would play a recreation with me.” Bradley tried it and ended up working about 75 video games a yr for 3 many years.
“He simply knew a lot concerning the recreation and had a approach of describing it to listeners that I had by no means heard earlier than.” Wharff stated.
Bradley developed signature phrases, like a sluggish participant on the bottom paths “pulling a piano” or noting that “You may’t lead the league in doubles in case you’re laying all of it out in threes.” Wharff stated. “(It) simply made it a lot enjoyable for the listeners.” Bradley is survived by his spouse Tammi and daughters Emmie and Gabby, amongst many different relations and associates.