Fueled in part by his doubters, Martinez developed a formidable arsenal of pitches that delivered him to the Hall of Fame.
Martinez’s 1999 performances in the All-Star Game and the 17-strikeout gem at Yankee Stadium can’t be topped.
The process of creating Pedro Martinez’s Baseball Hall of Fame plaque is handled by a sculptor and a foundry in the Steel City.
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Martinez won pitching’s “triple crown,” and had memorable performances in the regular season, All-Star Game, and playoffs.
A duel for the ages in Yankee Stadium nearly had long-term effects for a reporter’s family.
Martinez went 55-33 over four seasons in Montreal.
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Peter Abraham shares an inside look at how Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez treated reporters, from educating them to teasing them.
Many Red Sox luminaries — like Curt Schilling — have impressive résumés, but it is uncertain if they are Hall worthy.
His most dominant years were with the Red Sox — and he was pretty entertaining off the field, as well.
The Red Sox great kept returning to two words during his speech in Cooperstown: “God and thank you.”
The 100 or so words on the plaque aim to capture the speed and accuracy of Martinez’s pitches.
Strikeout artist Randy Johnson, Braves stalwart John Smoltz, and Astros star Craig Biggio also were elected.
The Dominican righthander, voted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in January, relished the electric atmosphere at his must-see starts at Fenway Park.
The fact that 49 voters left him off their ballots did not faze the new Hall of Famer in the least.
If Pedro in his prime was a free agent right now, it’s possible he would command a record contract and also be well worth it.
Former teammate David Ortiz was quick to offer a kind word, and the Red Sox posted a message at Fenway Park.
Four eligible staffers cast their ballots for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame.