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” Don’t remember me by the numbers I posted… I want to be remembered as a sign of hope for society, so people understand that they have a way out. ” – Pedro Martinez

Still In The Game

Pedro can be seen regularly during baseball season firing truth like the fastballs he used to pitch as a studio analyst for MLB Network’s lineup, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship show MLB Tonight. He is also an MLB on TBS studio analyst for the network’s regular and postseason coverage.

 

Using His Voice

Pedro travels the globe speaking to a wide variety of audiences from sports to academia to politics. Whether an intimate interview at The Kennedy Center or a motivational speech at a local high school, Pedro’s universal message of encouragement and overcoming leaves every person in the room and watching online feeling that they, too, are unstoppable.

  • Welcome Papi

    January 22, 2003

    Pedro uses his voice to support first baseman David Ortiz joining the Red Sox after Ortiz’s time with the Minnesota Twins was done.

     

  • United Nations

    June 30, 2006

    Pedro is honored by the UN for his successful efforts to raise funds and public support for the rebuilding of flood-destroyed areas of the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

  • Smithsonian

    March 25, 2011

    A portrait of Pedro by Susan Miller-Havens called El Orgullo y la Determinacion (“Pride and Determination”) is unveiled at the Smithsonian.

  • Turner Sports

    2013

    Pedro becomes an ‘MLB on TBS’ studio analyst for the network’s regular season and post-season game coverage.

  • MLB Network

    2015

    Pedro is hired by the MLB Network as a studio analyst during the regular season.

  • Hero’s Welcome

    January 11, 2015

    The Dominican Republic lines up for 19 miles to welcome Pedro home after being inducted into the U.S. Baseball Hall of Fame.

  • Goodwill Ambassador

    January 14, 2015

    Pedro is named Goodwill Ambassador for the Dominican Republic by Dominican President Danilo Medina.

  • Book Release

    May 5, 2015

    Pedro’s book, “Pedro” is released. It is co-authored with Boston Herald writer Michael Silverman, and chronicles Pedro’s childhood, career, and personal life.

  • Vice President

    September 15, 2015

    Pedro and wife Carolina meet with Vice President Joe Biden and Second Lady Jill Biden during a Hispanic Heritage event.

  • Hispanic Heritage

    September 17, 2015

    Pedro receives the HIspanic Heritage Award in Sports. It is considered among the highest honors for Hispanics by Hispanics.

  • Kennedy Institute

    November 19, 2015

    Pedro speaks at the esteemed Edward M. Kennedy Institute about his path from the Dominican Republic to the Hall of Fame as part of the Institute’s ‘Getting to the Point’ Series.

  • Celebrating Lincoln

    June 2, 2017

  • Boston Pride

    December 5, 2017

    Pedro receives the Boston Pride Award at the Globies, an annual event celebrating New England sports and honoring the athletes and teams that fuel passion for sports on and off the field.

  • Harvard University

    April 30, 2018

    Pedro speaks at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, highlighting how the Red Sox have tried to step up to the plate to be a positive force for their region.

  • Alumni Game

    May 27, 2018

    Pedro participates in the first Alumni Game at Fenway in nearly 25 years.

  • Special Guest

    June 21, 2018

    Pedro is the featured special guest at the 2018 Seacoast All-Star Sports Awards, celebrating and honoring the accomplishments of All-Star High School student athletes.

  • Wisdom for players

    October 3, 2018

    Pedro shares crucial wisdom for new baseball players on Turner’s Postseason Pre-Game Show.