Top 24 Pedro Martinez Quotes

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Pedro Jaime Martinez is the full name of one of the former professional baseball starting pitcher in Dominica. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 17 years on five different teams. Primarily, he played for the Boston Red Sox from 1998 to 2004. Similarly, he is regarded as the fourth-highest in percentage in MLB history.

Let’s move towards his top 24 quotes that will help you every day.

Pedro Martinez on field
Pedro Martinez on field

“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.”― Pedro Martinez

“The game doesn’t change.”― Pedro 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

“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 Martinez

“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 Martinez

8th of 24 Pedro Martinez Quotes

“I had the opportunity to go with some other teams. But I didn’t consider those teams to be contenders, and I was right.”― Pedro Martinez

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

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

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

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

“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

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

22nd of 24 Pedro Martinez Quotes

“Whether you like it or not, the last few years I’d be the first one to tell you I haven’t been the Pedro Martinez that I’m used to being.”― 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.”― Pedro Martinez

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

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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