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Correction: Hall of Fame Inductions story

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) In a story July 24 about the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that John Smoltz is the first player elected to the Hall of Fame who had undergone Tommy John surgery. Smoltz is the first pitcher elected to the Hall who had the operation. A corrected version of the story is below: Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz and Biggio ready to enter...
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Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Speech Was Awesome, Here’s 7 Reasons Why We Enjoyed It

Here's 7 reasons why you should watch all 32 minutes of Pedro Martinez's Hall of Fame speech. The post Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Speech Was Awesome, Here’s 7 Reasons Why We Enjoyed It appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Pedro Martinez Checks Out Hall Of Fame Plaque After Induction (Photos)

Pedro Martinez wasted little time in paying a visit to his Hall of Fame plaque. Martinez stopped by the gallery of plaques Monday morning in Cooperstown, N.Y., just one day after the former major league pitcher was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He delivered an incredible speech Sunday afternoon, highlighting a memorable weekend for the Dominican hurler. Look...
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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker -- Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday and basked in the spotlight one more time with at least 40,000 fans cheering from the sun-drenched field beyond...
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Pedro Martinez Is Millennial Boston Red Sox Fans’ Larry Bird, Bobby Orr

This embed is invalid" /> That man crush you have on Pedro Martinez? Embrace it. Part of growing up a sports fan is listening to your elders rave about “the good old days.” Everyone was the greatest this or the greatest that. And there never will be another so-and-so, except for maybe so-and-so, who can do such-and-such almost as well as so-and-so. (Eye roll...
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Pedro Martinez Does Battle With Don Zimmer, Yankees During 2003 ALCS (Video)

Editor’s note: NESN.com will reflect on some of Pedro Martinez’s most impressive and most interesting Boston Red Sox moments in the days leading up to his Hall of Fame induction Sunday, July 26 and his number retirement ceremony Tuesday, July 28 at Fenway Park. Date: Aug. 29, 2000Location: Fenway ParkOpponent: New York YankeesMoment in a word: Controversial This might come...
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Pedro Martinez dances on stage before Hall of Fame induction speech (Video)

Pedro Martinez was clearly in a good mood prior to his induction speech at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. As fans waved the flag of the Dominican Republic and chanted his name, Martinez danced on stage and pumped his fist with a big smile on his face.Martinez took a moment out of his speech to make a joke about fellow Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson, asking him how the...
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Weekend Sports In Brief

BASEBALL COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman entered the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio basked in the moment, with at least 40,000 fans cheering them one more time. Many waved Dominican flags for one of their own. Martinez joined former...
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David Ortiz Caps ‘Emotional’ Day With Memorable Night In Red Sox Win

BOSTON — The two players who most define the last decade-and-a-half of Boston Red Sox baseball stood the tallest Sunday. First, there was Pedro Martinez, who delighted the crowd in Cooperstown, N.Y., with a Hall of Fame induction speech for the ages. A few hours later, it was David Ortiz’s turn to bask in the adoration of Red Sox Nation. Ortiz put on one of the finest offensive...
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Pedro Martinez Hall Of Fame Speech: Notes, Highlights From Celebration

The buildup was good. The show itself was amazing. Craig Biggio, John Smoltz and Randy Johnson one-by-one stepped to the podium Sunday to deliver speeches at the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y. All three speeches were nice, but each was an opening act for the main attraction: Pedro Martinez’s speech. Martinez tends to be a crowd-pleaser...
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Pedro Martinez’s Charm Shines Through In Classic Hall Of Fame Ceremony

This embed is invalid" /> Pedro Martinez killed it. Martinez danced his way to the podium, delivered an all-time speech, captivated the audience and entertained the masses Sunday at the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y. One could say it was “Pedro being Pedro.” No disrespect to Craig Biggio, John Smoltz or Randy Johnson...
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David Ortiz: Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Speech Was ‘Pedro Being Pedro’

BOSTON — It isn’t easy to stand out when you’re surrounded by some of the greatest baseball players ever to play the game. Unless you’re Pedro Martinez, that is. Martinez was the main attraction Sunday at the induction ceremony for the 2015 class of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The former Boston Red Sox ace’s immediately unforgettable speech both closed and stole...
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Pedro's Top 10 Red Sox Moments:

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto from the Arizona Diamondbacks Official Twitter AccountThere's no need to emphasize on how awesome Pedro Martinez's career was with the Red Sox. He's now officially forever inmortalized as a legend in the Hall of Fame, but it's always great to have a reminder of how phenomenal Pedro's time was with the Red Sox. From several awesome brawls to memorable...
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Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame plaque features his Jheri curl

Pedro Martinez had one request when he was voted into the Hall of Fame: Make sure the image on my plaque includes my Jheri curl. Thankfully those in Cooperstown didn’t let him down. Pedro was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday along with Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio, making for one...Read More
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John Farrell: David Ortiz’s Hall Of Fame Probability ‘Continues To Increase’

BOSTON — Pedro Martinez on Sunday became the 33rd former Boston Red Sox player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Could David Ortiz one day join his old teammate on that list? When asked Sunday about Ortiz’s chances of landing in Cooperstown, Red Sox manager John Farrell said another few seasons of continued production from the designated hitter could be...
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Big Unit enshrined into Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have a Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson was one of three pitchers to become dominant after trades who on Sunday were enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The towering left-hander, nicknamed the Big Unit, was inducted with Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and catcher-turned-second baseman Craig Biggio. The foursome basked in the moment, with...
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Pedro Martinez Baseball Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Speech (Video)

Pedro Martinez took everyone for a ride, just like he did throughout his illustrious career. Martinez’s speech Sunday at the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony lived up to expectations, as the former major league pitcher tugged on heartstrings and put smiles on faces. It was a boisterous crowd in Cooperstown, N.Y., and Martinez was as entertaining as he’s...
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David Ortiz Calls Pedro Martinez ‘The Genius,’ Thought He Was From NASA

This embed is invalid" /> Pedro Martinez: astronaut? Martinez is widely considered one of the most intelligent pitchers in Major League Baseball history. The former Boston Red Sox ace had the unique ability to outthink hitters, leading to a Hall of Fame career and astonishment from those who played with him, including Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. “I always...
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Four unique players -- Biggio, Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz -- enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman entered the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio basked in the moment, with at least 40,000 fans cheering them one more time. Many waved Dominican flags for one of their own. Martinez joined former Giants great...
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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame

  Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman entered the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio basked in the moment, with at least 40,000 fans cheering them one more time. Many waved Dominican flags for one of their own. Martinez joined former Giants great Juan Marichal as...
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The Great Pedro Martinez Enters Hall Of Fame

Pedro After Induction Into The HOFThe greatest Red Sox pitcher of our generation entered the Baseball Hall Of Fame today in Cooperstown, NY. Pedro Martinez became just the second native of the Dominican Republic to enter the Hall—along with Juan Marichal, who entered 32 years ago (and also briefly pitched for the Red Sox). Of all Pedro's great moments in Carmine Hose, perhaps...
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Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Plaque Features Great Jheri Curl (Photos)

This embed is invalid" /> Pedro Martinez’s wish was granted. No, we’re not talking about Martinez merely going into the National Baseball Hall of Fame after a magnificent 18-year major league career. We’re talking about Martinez’s desire to have a Hall of Fame plaque featuring the Jheri curl he so proudly rocked late in his career. #FirstLook at #HOF...
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Pedro Martinez inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Pedro Martinez has been inducted into the Hall of Fame after a career in which he helped the Boston Red Sox end their World Series jinx. The hard-throwing right-hander joins former Giants ace Juan Marichal as the only natives of the Dominican Republican in the Hall. Martinez won three Cy Young Awards and finished with a 219-100 record over 18 years, a winning...
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Pedro Martinez Inducted Into The Baseball Hall Of Fame

Pedro Martinez joined fellow Hall Of Famers Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio on Sunday afternoon in Cooperstown to make his HOF speech. 
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Photos: Pedro Martinez’s suit wins HOF induction ceremony

      This embed is invalid   " /> Pedro Martinez stole the show before ever saying a word. Martinez, a true rock star, showed up to the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sunday sporting a light blue suit that featured patches honoring his native Dominican Republic. It was far flashier than whatever Craig Biggio, John Smoltz and Randy...
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