Joseph has authored over 165 quotes. He was born Sept. 17, 1937 in Staten Island, NY, spent his Army tour in Korea, and then served as a New York State Peace Officer for 32 years. He has many patented inventions which include safety and fire prevention devices.
Johnny Carson played with his patented practice baseball bat on the show. Two pro baseball teams experimented with his practice bats and a pro football team used his ankle exerciser.
Martino played army and semi-pro baseball, along with other sports. He and his inventions have been featured in Associated Press and Sports Illustrated. He has traveled to over 45 countries. His quotes and poems are published worldwide.