Dennis Martinez Speaker Profile
Dennis Martinez Biography
The first Nicaraguan baseball player to play in Major League Baseball, Dennis Martnez was born May 14, 1955 in Granada, Nicaragua. During his career, he was known by the nickname El Presidente.
A right-handed starting pitcher, Martnez played for the Baltimore Orioles (1976-1986), Montreal Expos (1986-1993), Cleveland Indians (1994-1996), Seattle Mariners (1997) and Atlanta Braves (1998).
In his 23-year career, Martnez had a 245-193 won-loss record with 2149 strikeouts, a 3.70 ERA, 30 shutouts, 122 complete games, four saves, and 3999 2/3 innings pitched in 692 games played (562 as starter). He is one of the top Latin American pitchers of all-time. On July 28, 1991, he became the first Latin-born pitcher to throw a perfect game, the 13th in major league history, against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
On September 28, 1993, Martinez won his 100th game for the Expos, becoming one of nine major league pitchers ever with at least 100 wins in both the American and National leagues. Others to do that are Jim Bunning, Ferguson Jenkins, Al Orth, Gaylord Perry, Kevin Brown, Randy Johnson, Nolan Ryan and Cy Young. On September 28, 1995, Martnez was the last man to pitch to the late Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett in a regular-season game.
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