INSCRIPTION ON TINO MARTINEZ PLAQUE: (COURTESY NEW YORK YANKEES)

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CONSTANTINO

"TINO" MARTINEZ

 

NEW YORK YANKEES

1996 - 2001, 2005

 

 

KNOWN FOR HIS POWERFUL BAT AND

SUPERLATIVE DEFENSE AT FIRST BASE,

MARTINEZ WAS A FAN FAVORITE ON FOUR

YANKEES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS.

HIT TWO OF THE MOST MEMORABLE HOME

RUNS IN YANKEES POSTSEASON HISTORY –

A GRAND SLAM IN GAME 1 OF THE 1998 WORLD

SERIES AND A GAME-TYING, NINTH-INNING

HOMER IN GAME 4 OF THE 2001 FALL CLASSIC.

AMASSED 192 HOME RUNS AND 739 RBI

IN SEVEN SEASONS WITH THE CLUB.

 

DEDICATED BY THE

NEW YORK YANKEES

JUNE 21, 2014