|Real Name/Full Name||Pedro Jaime Martinez|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Pedro Martinez|
|Birth Place:||Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||25 October 1971|
|Age/How Old:||51 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Pablo Jaime
Mother – Leopoldina Martinez
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Carolina Crus De Martinez|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes (4)|
|Net Worth:||$75 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Pedro Martinez is a 51-year-old former dominician baseball player who played for the Major League baseball for a long time of seventeen years. He was born on 25th of October 1971 to Mr. Pablo and Mrs. Leopoldina. He has won 219 games and lost only a hundred matches which led him to be the fourth player in the MLB chart of players with the highest win percentage.
As Martinez was just 5’11” height which is comparatively smaller to the present day baseball players, but his small height didn’t stop him from becoming one of the most successful pitchers in the history of baseball. At the time when he was in his 30s, he got so many injuries which resulted him to spend most of his time on the side-lines.
He retired from this game in his own country where he has also played for Phillies DSL team for one season. Later on, In the year 2010 he was going unsold as no team was ready to sign a contract with him then he decided to get retired from the game and finally he retired in December 2011.
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Biography and Early Life
Pedro Jaime Martinez popularly known as Pedro Martinez was born on October 25th, 1971 in Manoguayabo (a small suburb in Santo Domingo) into a normal middle class family. His father, Pablo Jaime was a very poor person because he did not have any permanent jobs at that time.
Pablo used to settle for very odd jobs with very low salary, and it is because he had to look after his 6 children and his wife. Pedro’s mother used to work as a housekeeper in wealthy families. As a teenager, pedro has also worked as a mechanic for a long time to help his parents in fulfilling the basic needs of his family. Pedro was the fifth child of his parents.
From childhood, Pedro was very much interested in playing baseball, but his parents were not in the condition to buy a baseball for their kid. Martinez used to practise baseball with his brother in the camp.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Pedro Martinez in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Pedro Martinez’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 23rd September 2023 having been born on 25 October 1971. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194 lbs in Pound and 88 kg in Kilograms.
Like every other child in this world, Pedro has also acquired his education in childhood, but he has never stated anything about his educational background. It is also been said that he has not acquired much education due to his family’s poor financial condition.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He met his wife, Carolina Cruz de Martinez, while he was playing in MLB. Carolina was a sports reporter, and he fell in love with her while she was reporting there at MLB. Later on, The couple married to each other and they both are blessed with four children, three sons and one daughter.
Their first and second child are also baseball players. His son Pedro Martinez Jr. is playing in the team of Detroit Tigers while his second son Pedro Isais Martinez plays in the team of Nova South Eastern University in Florida. Pedro opened a charity organization after his retirement where he along with his wife and brother works together.
Pedro Martinez had just celebrated his 49th birthday 2 months ago on October 25th. At this age also, he is a very energetic person and used to involve in public meetings generally. Currently, he weighs around 88 kg that is equivalent to 194 lbs and his height is 5 feet 11 inches.
Is Pedro Martinez Gay?
Pedro Martinez is enjoying his life with his family and friends very happily, but he has not yet revealed anything related to him for being a gay.
Pedro Martinez played his debut match against the Cincinnati Reds on September 24th, 1992, but he lost the match with a score of 3-1. Before that, Martinez baseball career was started in the year 1988 when he signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a free agent and then played for them in five seasons. Later on, In the year 1994, just before the beginning of the season, the Dodgers were in the need of second baseman which led to the trade of Pedro into the Montreal Expos. Soon after that, Pedro became one of their best pitchers. In November 1997, Pedro joined the team of the Boston Red Sox.
In the Boston Red Sox, he became more successful than before and became one of the best pitchers in the entire baseball history. He was there in the team of Boston Red Sox and performed very well till 2008 when he suffered a hamstring injury. Later on, Before moving to his country Pedro signed a contract with the New York Mets for $53 million and played for them for four years. After that he moved to his own native country and played with the Phillies DSL team and ended his career at the same place.
In a span of seventeen years of his career, he has won several awards in every team he has ever played for. At the time of his retirement, he had won the All-star award for eight times. Before that when he was actively playing in 2004, he was the winner of the World series championship in MLB. He has also won the MLB era leaders award for five times, AL strikeout leaders award for three times, Cy young awards for three times and many more.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Pedro Martinez in 2023
As of 2023, it is estimated that the net worth of Pedro Martinez is around $75 million. He has acquired all this money through his hard work and dedication towards his game. After retirement, he became an analyst at the MLB network, and he has been working there from 2015 itself.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Martinez’s first two sons are also baseball players, and they are playing for the Detroit Tigers and Nova South Eastern University in Florida. His other two children are currently pursuing their studies in their college. Martinez retired at a very young age as he was unable to perform well after he suffered a hamstring injury in 2008.
Pedro Martinez is a legendary retired baseball player whose name is listed in the chart of MLB players of the highest win percentage in the world. Currently, his two sons are also playing baseball for two different teams. Pedro suffered a lot of injuries in his career which resulted in his early retirement from the game. Currently, he is working as an analyst in the MLB network.