Best Quotes of Pedro Martinez

Pedro Jaime Martinez is the full name of one of Dominica’s former professional baseball starting pitchers. He spent 17 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) with five different teams.

From 1998 to 2004, he was primarily a member of the Boston Red Sox. Pedro Martinez is also regarded as the fourth-highest percentage player in MLB history.

Here are some of his inspiring quotes.

“My brother never got an opportunity to throw a pitch, and I didn’t want the same thing to happen to another young kid.”― Pedro Martinez

“I keep active because I have not announced my retirement, because that is something that takes time and you have to plan it. Plus, it is something that the Dominican people expected.”― Pedro

“Only God knows why I didn’t make it with the Mets, but yes, in a short period of time, I got the opportunity with the Phillies.”― Pedro Martinez

“I’m open to play for anybody that would give me respect, treat me the right way, and actually going to make me feel comfortable.”― Martinez

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“If I wanted to pitch that bad, I probably would. But I don’t think I’m in that stage.”― Pedro Martinez

“You have to execute. You have to sacrifice your body.”― Martinez

“My first ball I ever got from a Big League player I actually got to purchase in Dodger Stadium in a silent auction, was Reggie Jackson.”― Pedro Martinez

“I understand business and understand the ugly face of baseball, which is the business part of baseball.”― Martinez

“I doubt that I will get involved with politics. That’s something I don’t have in me.”― Martinez

“If you want to follow some good steps, it would Proverbs, all over.”― Martinez

“I’m thankful for not ever taking anything illegal.”― Martinez

“Some other things I don’t miss: the media and the pressure of just being asked to do, and being asked questions every day.”― Pedro Martinez

“I do miss competing, being out there – the atmosphere, I do miss it.”― Pedro Martinez

“I get a lot of kids distracted. Sometimes they got to go cover left field, but they’re over here talking to me, getting an autograph.”― Martinez

“Some of the things I’ve done are really special.”― Martinez

“Actually the adrenaline of the game will probably help me out a little bit to regain command and concentration about the things that I have to do.”― Martinez

“The game doesn’t change.”― Martinez

“I just try to do what I have to do and let the people out there do what they have to do, which is have fun, scream, yell, and jump around. I try to do what I have to do, which is play baseball, and I can only play in that piece of the area there, so that’s what I try to do.”― Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez ( Source: Pinterest)

“Before, if I wasn’t in baseball, I wanted to become a doctor.”― Pedro Martinez

“I believe that if you’re healthy, you’re capable of doing everything. There’s no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.”― Pedro Martinez

“I wasn’t playing mind games with anybody; I just said what I said. I am responsible for it, but I wish everybody would fall asleep for that one and let me go out there and do my thing.”― Pedro

“None of the teams that actually probably were offering me a job from the getgo, actually in spring training, are in the playoffs right now.”― Pedro

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