Video: Mariners honor Edgar Martinez’s stellar career before number retirement
Aug 12, 2017, 6:15 PM
Edgar Martinez is one of the greatest hitters the game has ever seen. But to Seattle, to the Northwest—he’s so much more.#Exce11ence pic.twitter.com/IAylj0yxcg— Mariners (@Mariners) August 13, 2017
Edgar Martinez’s No. 11 now hangs past the center-field wall along with Ken Griffey Jr.’s No. 24 and Jackie Robinson’s No. 42 at Safeco Field.
Before the Mariners retired the number of one of the greatest right-handed hitters in the history of baseball, they took a look back at his career with this video package, narrated by Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., which is embedded above.
For more on Martinez, read Shannon Drayer’s story at this link.