PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Charlie Manuel and Melissa “Missy” Martin have been together for 20 years and on Sunday, the long-time couple tied the knot in Las Vegas.
“So happy for my sister Missy Martin!” Missy’ sister Jennifer Westphal Chiti wrote via Facebook on Sunday evening. “I seriously looked like a crazy person when she called with the news that she had just gotten married!!! I was doing a dance and couldn’t contain my excitement..Congratulations Missy and Charlie!”READ MORE: 3 Injured, Including Teen, After Gas Explosion Inside Home In South Philadelphia
Manuel was the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies from 2005-2013 (780-636, .551), winning five straight NL East titles from 2007-2011 and the 2008 World Series.
Now at age 71, Manuel serves as a senior advisor for the team and is beloved by Philadelphia.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police ID Suspect In Deadly Shooting Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
Missy, who drives Manuel everywhere including to and from Phillies games back when he still managed, has three kids—twin daughters Haley and Allie, and a son Colin.
Manuel has two kids of his own, his son Charlie Jr. and his daughter Julie.MORE NEWS: FDA Panel Narrowly Votes To Recommend Merck's COVID-19 Pill
Both Missy and Charlie have beaten cancer.