Pedro Martinez

Birthdate10/25/1971
Death Date
Debut Year1992
Year of Induction2015
Teams Dodgers, Expos, Mets, Phillies, Red Sox
Position Pitcher

Pedro Martinez won three Cy Young Awards in four years. Twice he finished the season with an earned run average under 2.00.

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In the collection:

Autographed game-used ticket to Pedro Martinez's debut

Autographed game-used ticket to Pedro Martinez's debut

Pedro Martinez was a 20-year old pitcher when he debuted for the Dodgers on September 24, 1992. Los Angeles would deal him to the Expos for Delino DeShields in November the following year, unaware the young hurler would blossom into a three-time Cy Young Award winner and become one of baseball’
Official Dodger historian Mark Langill gives the ticket to the collection

Official Dodger historian Mark Langill gives the ticket to the collection

Author and official Dodger historian Mark Langill pens a letter after giving the Martinez-signed stub to the collection. Langill writes, “Thought your collection would be the perfect home for Pedro Martinez’ Major League Debut. He was very gracious and signed it the day after the debut in the clubhouse. I know it will have a place
Scouting report on Pedro Martinez months before his MLB debut

Scouting report on Pedro Martinez months before his MLB debut

In the collection is a Dodger scouting report written by Gary Sutherland on Pedro Martinez dated four months before the Hall of Fame pitcher’s debut. Los Angeles scouts weren’t sold on the future of young Martinez, giving him a prospect key rank of 5, “ML starter or quality reliever”. Foreshadowing Martinez’ swashbuckling style,

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