close
Sports

Pedro Martinez, Ichiro Had Incredible Interaction During First Meeting In 2001

Pedro Martinez, Ichiro Had Incredible Interaction During First Meeting In 2001

In 2001, Pedro Martinez was coming off back-to-back American League Cy Young Award-winning campaigns, anointing himself as one of the best pitchers in baseball history. Ichiro Suzuki, meanwhile, was about to embark on his rookie season with the Seattle Mariners, a season in which he would win both MVP and Rookie of the Year while leading the Mariners to a record-tying 116 wins. And the two baseball legends had the best interaction upon meeting each other for the first time that year. In a video unearthed by Sung Min Kim of The Athletic and Baseball Prospectus, Martinez enters the […]

Purely Boston

The author Purely Boston