Tag Archives: Pedro Martinez

A Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry Edition)

From our blessedly endless series Leave it to the redoubtable Wall Street Journal columnist (and Massachusetts native) Jason Gay to nail the New! Improved! Boston Red Sox/New York Yankees basebrawl rivalry. Gay’s latest piece begins in his usual leisurely style. … Continue reading

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Presidential Ad Flashbacks (1956 Adlai-Ike Rematch Edition)

Among the greatest headscratchers in American history (How did George Custer think he was gonna win the Battle of Little Bighorn? . . . Why did Grady Little leave Pedro Martinez in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS? . . … Continue reading

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Red Sox Great Pedro Martinez Moves to New York

Pedro Martinez will wear a Boston Red Sox cap in his Hall of Fame plaque, but that doesn’t mean he’s abandoning New York, where he played for the Mets after the Yankees folded like origami in 2004. From the Albany … Continue reading

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Double Life Of Pedro Martinez?

On Wednesday Pedro Martinez will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sports Museum of New England. Today Boston Globe sportswriter Julian Benbow provided a warmup: ACE AND KING Martinez dominated hitters and enraptured Fenway fans Part of the dominating part: … Continue reading

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Use Your Bean, Wall Street Journal

Very smart piece in the Weekend Wall Street Journal about Pedro Martinez. Headline: “Pedro: Baseball’s Last Great Ego.” Too bad the Pedro paean also included this: During his career, teammates have seen him singing and dancing in the clubhouse in his underwear … Continue reading

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