A true baseball legend, Joe Hartmann’s influence was felt throughout the state
A longtime coach and contributor to South Jersey baseball, Joe Hartmann died Saturday morning
ByThe term legend is thrown around a lot, but there is no better word to describe the man who impacted the game on so many levels.“Everything was for the kids. He was just special person.”Hartmann was the Eastern coach from 1969-1986, the program’s varsity field named in his honor. He also served as the school’s athletic director from 1970-1989.
“He was always positive. It was always what was best for the kids and the teams, and you don’t always run into people like that. He never lost that. There was always an air of positivity around him. I remember he told me ‘where else can you find such splendid company?’ That’s how he felt about the kids. He loved being around the kids and he was very genuine.”
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Updated: Jan.The Jazz wing said his entire family tested positive for the virus (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Joe Ingles (2) celebrates with Donovan Mitchell (45) after Mitchell hit a big shot for the Jazz with 2:50 remaining the the game, in NBA action between the Utah Jazz and the Washington Wizards, at Vivint Arena on Saturday, Dec.Bessy Gatto was seen bundled up in Long Island days after announcing her split from husband, Joe Gatto.| The Columbus Dispatch Someone please locate a Photoshop artist, because the only thing missing from the 2008 team photo of the fifth- and sixth-grade Athens Bulldogs is a cigar — unlit of course — clenched between the teeth of the smallish blonde quarterback wearing the green No.
15, 2022, 8:43 p.m. By Eric Walden | Jan. | Published: Jan. Bessy was spotted without her wedding band weeks after her split from Joe. 15, 2022, 8:43 p.m.m. As Burrow left his postgame interview, Tigers coach Ed Orgeron issued a wink-wink warning: “Take it easy on that ciiiigar, boy.
A legendary figure in South Jersey baseball, Joe Hartmann passed away Saturday. Sign up for the newsletter here . adding, “Bessy and I have decided to amicably part ways, so now I need to focus on being the best father and co-parent to our two incredible kids. He was 90. By Kevin Minnick | NJ Advance Media for NJ. 4.com While he may not have won as many games or captured as many championships as some coaches, no one did more for South Jersey baseball than Joe Hartmann. With love and respect, we have decided to separate. The term legend is thrown around a lot, but there is no better word to describe the man who impacted the game on so many levels. Thanks, Joe. Now, where is that Photoshop specialist? After all, Burrow led his youth team to the Tri-County championship, right? What’s that? He didn’t? “We lost in the championship,” Sam Smathers said.
The dean of South Jersey coaches and a longtime contributor, Hartmann passed away Saturday morning. He was 90. He mentioned he was asymptomatic, but was deemed a “close contact” when a family member tested positive, thus leading to him getting tested when the Jazz were playing in Denver .” The estranged couple share daughter Milana, 6, and son Remo, 4. “You can’t say South Jersey baseball without thinking Joe Hartmann,” longtime Bishop Eustace coach and friend Sam Tropiano said. “It was indeed an honor to work with him, for him to teach me about so many things. He then got his entire family tested, and they all came back positive. “Everything was for the kids. Matt Licari/Invision/AP Joe’s departure from “Impractical Jokers” also prompted an acknowledgment from his former co-stars, Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano and James Murray. Part of his success and popularity came from modeling an unselfish “my fault” mentality that rubbed off on his young players, including Burrow, who still accepts responsibility when things don’t go as planned.
He was just special person. Ingles said that despite all the precautions that he and his Jazz teammates were taking, it still seemed like an inevitability that they’d face it, just given how widely the omicron variant is spreading.” The N.J. Given that, he added, his family took some calculated risks.” The trio also confirmed that they plan to continue filming — sans Joe — this month. High School Sports newsletter now appearing in mailboxes 5 days a week. Sign up now and be among the first to get all the boys and girls sports you care about, straight to your inbox each weekday. My 5-year-olds need to go to school, Jacob needs to go to therapy. Most coaches don’t dwell on leadership theoreticals, instead sticking to the eyeball test of “You know it when you see it.
Said veteran Audubon coach Rich Horan: “He’s one of the guys who was instrumental in putting South Jersey baseball on the map.” Hartmann was the Eastern coach from 1969-1986, the program’s varsity field named in his honor. Ingles himself never developed any symptoms and “felt fine the whole time,” while his wife, Renae, probably had the most within the family. He also served as the school’s athletic director from 1970-1989. He posted a 223-178 career record. ”Jack, [who’s] 14 months now, he had a fever for a few days, which is a little concerning as a parent,” Joe said. “He was huge, one of the more influential people that I remember in South Jersey high school sports,” said longtime and now retired South Jersey columnist Phil Anastasia. He executed well and wanted to learn more and more.
“I don’t know if anyone was more influential in South Jersey high school baseball in the last 40, 50 years.” They’ve all gotten the all-clear now within the past few days. “He was always positive. It was always what was best for the kids and the teams, and you don’t always run into people like that. “If I could have [been like the movie] ‘ ’ and stood there and taken the virus out of them, I would have taken it out of all four of them and taken it on myself,” he said. He never lost that. There was always an air of positivity around him. COVID finally hit the team and coaching staff. We ran that play three times and scored three times and won in overtime.
I remember he told me ‘where else can you find such splendid company?’ That’s how he felt about the kids. He loved being around the kids and he was very genuine. Rudy Gobert is still out, thus hurting the team’s defense overall.” Hartmann’s main focus was on South Jersey but his influence on the game was felt throughout the state. “Joe was a great guy, one of my favorites,” said Toms River South coach Ken Frank, the winningest coach in state history. So is it time to just acknowledge that the Jazz’s only realistic shot at winning a title is to try and outscore the opponent and hope Gobert’s defense is enough? We discuss that and more on the latest episode of The Tribune’s “. “He gave me the trophy when we won the state title in 1990 and was a friend ever since. Barrett’s backup in 2017 after Burrow broke his hand on a defensive player’s helmet during preseason camp.
“Joe was just a great guy for baseball and did so much for baseball, and not just high school baseball. He was involved at all levels and I’m sure most people would know Joe.” Most associate Hartmann with his baby - the Diamond Classic. Started in 1974 and later renamed the Joe Hartmann Diamond Classic in his honor, it’s the unofficial South Jersey championship tournament and the goal of every team to earn one of the 16 berths each season. “The Diamond Classic is one of the best tournaments around the country,” Horan added. Burrow’s transfer no longer sparks such hot debate.
The 48th edition is scheduled for this spring. “Certainly if you told me to rattle off five South Jersey names that meant a lot to baseball, he’d be right at the top of the list,” St. Joseph (Met.) coach Mike Murray said. “I never met him in person, but people up in North Jersey know about the Diamond Classic and how critically important he was to New Jersey baseball.” Indeed.
“To people in South Jersey who knew him, I know he meant the world. And in North Jersey, we know what he meant.” Hartmann started the South Jersey Baseball Coaches Association, an organization in which served as president and treasurer from 1974 to the present. He was also a major contributor to the start and administration of the NJSCA senior all-star games. He was a member of the Haddonfield High School Hall of Fame, Eastern High School Hall of Fame, Hot Stovers Hall of Fame, Camden County Hall of Fame, Philadelphia Sports Writers Hall of Fame and the NJSCA Hall of Fame. “Just my opinion, but Urban Meyer was the smartest guy in the country,” Smathers said.
Hartmann lived to talk baseball and everyone listened. The N.J. High School Sports newsletter now appearing in mailboxes 5 days a week. Sign up now and be among the first to get all the boys and girls sports you care about, straight to your inbox each weekday. For Burrow? “Can I get a light?” Just take it easy, boy.
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