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Throwback Team Thursday: 1997 Seattle Mariners

In recent weeks, the baseball world has been criticizing Alex Rodriguez for his use of performance enhancing drugs. However, these same fans often forget how much entertainment he and his steroids have provided us in years past. Photo Credit: Gary Stewart/AP Randomized study of who have been finally adjudicated Levitra Viagra Vs Levitra Viagra Vs the greater the instant decision...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera says Edgar Martinez was the toughest batter he ever faced

43-year-old New York Yankees closer and living legend Mariano Rivera spoke about some personal things at a presser Wednesday, including his passions outside of the game of baseball and who his favorite players were growing up. One of the more interesting topics that came up was the question of who the toughest batter he ever faced was. Mo’s answer? Former Seattle Mariner Edgar...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

*My* top five Edgar Martinez moments in a Mariners jersey

A Living Legend Edgar Martinez is, without one single doubt, my favorite player in any sport throughout history. Making his MLB debut just two years before I was born in 1989, I grew up watching the King of doubles over countless summer nights when he and a cast of Jay Buhner, Ken Griffey Jr., Joey Cora, Norm Charlton, and Randy Johnson propelled the Seattle Mariners to new heights...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle DH Edgar Martinez improves to 36.5 percent in Hall of Fame voting 2012

Congrats to Larkin for getting into the HOF. Too bad it came at the expense of Edgar. Former Mariners DH Edgar Martinez received 36.5 percent of the vote in Monday’s National Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, a step forward from 2011 voting but still shy of the 75 percent needed for election. Quote: A candidate must receive votes from three-quarters of the Baseball...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners who could make the Baseball Hall of Fame

Edgar Martinez missed out on a National Baseball Hall of Fame nod Monday. Though the former Mariners designated hitter will have to wait another year for a chance to be inducted into Cooperstown, his support among voters increased from 32.9 percent last year to 36.5 percent this time around. “I know this is going to [...]
Via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Edgar Martinez's quest for possible Hall of Fame election will require patience

Former Mariners star Edgar Martinez received 36.5 percent of the votes cast for the Hall of Fame, well short of the 75 percent needed. He realizes it will be a long, slow, climb if he makes it to the hall.
Via Seattle Times
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Edgar Misses Hall Of Fame: 2016 Will Be The Year

Edgar Martinez failed to reach the 75% vote margin in order to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame coming in at 36.5% this year. Even though this was only Edgar’s third year of eligibility, he is headed in the right direction by adding on votes from last year’s 32.9%. With the upcoming years of Hall of Fame voting it will only get harder for Martinez as the players from...
Via SeaTown Sports
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Edgar takes step forward in Hall balloting

Former Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez received 36.5 percent of the vote in Monday's National Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, a step forward from last year but still well shy of the needed 75 percent for election.
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cooperstown Choices: Edgar Martinez

With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2012, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty seven men on the ballot this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements.  You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices...
Via i70baseball
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Martinez's old number significant on 11/11/11

In case you're wondering, there have been eight players to wear jersey No. 11 during the Mariners history. And, yes, the greatest one of all, Edgar Martinez, was well aware that Friday was 11-11-11 on the calendar.
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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