Make your plans now to be in Cooperstown for the baseball event of the summer on a group travel package for the Hall of Fame Induction of Edgar Martinez. 50+ Hall of Fame members make the annual trip to Cooperstown to be part of induction weekend.
Countdown to Hall of Fame Induction Day, July 21
- 1963: Born on Jan. 2 in New York, NY.
- 1982: Signed by the Mariners as a free agent on Dec. 19.
- 1987: Major League debut on Sept. 12.
- 1992: First batting title and first All-Star Game selection.
- 1995: Second batting title, second All-Star Game selection and finished third in AL MVP voting. His ALDS Game 5 double sent the Mariners to their first ALCS.
- 2004: Retired after 18 seasons in a Mariners uniform. MLB renamed the DH of the Year award the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award. Received the Roberto Clemente Award.
- 2007: Inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame on June 2.
- 2017: Number (11) retired by the Mariners on Aug. 12.
- 2019: Elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Awards & Accomplishments
- 7x AL All-Star: 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003
- 2x AL Batting Champion: 1992, 1995
- 3x AL OBP Champion: 1995, 1998, 1999
- 5x Silver Slugger: Third Base - 1992; DH - 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003
- 5x Outstanding Designated Hitter of the Year: 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001 (now the Edgar Martinez Outstanding DH Award)
- 2004 recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award
- 1 of 14 players in MLB history to slash at least .310/.410/.510
- His .418 career OBP ranks 17th-best in MLB history