A Biography in 1,000 Players No. 58 Pedro Martinez (Number 17 Pitcher)

I feel bad I don’t have Martinez in the inner circle. He might be the guy to chose if you had to win one game. I would certainly choose him over Nolan Ryan. One thing I did was in evaluating starting pitchers was put in a second stat which was basically covered a pitcher’s prime. For position players I had already put in an additional stat that was more of a prime statistic than a career statistic, although it had elements of both. However, that statistic wasn’t available for pitchers. I also concluded I didn’t have Martinez and Dizzy Trout…

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