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Dennis Martínez

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez

Full Name: José Dennis Martínez Emilia
Profession: MLB Pitcher


Biography: First Nicaraguan baseball player (pitcher or position player) to play in the majors.

Born: May 14, 1955
Birthplace: Granada, Nicaragua
Age: 67 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 1991-07-28 Dennis Martínez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history
  • 1991-08-28 Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martínez both perfect game pitcher
  • 1993-06-18 Expo's Dennis Martínez is 92nd MLB pitcher to win 200 games
  • 1993-09-28 Dennis Martínez is 7th to win 100 games in AL & NL
  • 1995-06-13 MLB Cleveland Indians' Dennis Martínez no-hits Baltimore Orioles 11-0,
  • 1995-09-28 Dennis Martínez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win

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