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Dennis Martinez

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Dennis Martinez

BIOGRAPHY José Dennis Martínez Ortíz (born May 14, 1954), nicknamed "El Presidente" (The President), is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He was the first Nicaraguan baseball player (pitcher or position player) to play in the majors. Playing careerMartínez pitched for the Baltimore Orioles (1976–1986), Montreal Expos (1986–1993), Cleveland Indians (1994–1996), Seattle Mariners (1997) and Atlanta Braves (1998).During a 23-year baseball career, Martínez compiled 245 wins, 2,149 strikeouts, and a 3.70 earned run average. During his tenure with the Orioles, he won a World Series with them in 1983 (although he was not on their roster for the series, he...

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