Edgar Martinez is a former designated hitter and third baseman that spent 18 unforgettable seasons playing for the Seattle Mariners. Nicknamed "Gar" and "Papi", Martinez began his career in 1987 and was a Mariner fan favorite through his retirement at the end of the 2004 season. Due to his beloved place in franchise history, Edgar Martinez's number 11 has not been issued since and he is enshrined in the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame.
Although Edgar Martinez has many achievements on his resume, including seven All-Star selections, five Silver Slugger awards, a Roberto Clemente Award, and three AL batting titles, he is most remembered for his performance in the 1995 ALDS against the Yankees. During the series, Martinez posted amazing statistics and hit a famous two-run double, call "The Double" to win Game 5 and take the Mariners to the ALCS. That play is credited with saving Seattle baseball and legitimized the Mariners franchise, making autographed Edgar Martinez a great investment for all fans and sports collectors. Commemorate his legacy with an Edgar Martinez signed baseball or honor his place in Mariners history with an autographed Edgar Martinez jersey. Whether you're a die-hard Mariners fan or a dedicated memorabilia collector, items with an Edgar Martinez autograph are a great investment for anyone that will always hold a very high value.
As a fan of the Mariners, authentic Edgar Martinez memorabilia is an absolute must-have due to his impact on Seattle baseball. Don’t forget to shop the wide selection of Seattle Mariners memorabilia to complete your collection or for a unique sports gift with items signed by Ken Griffey Jr. or Felix Hernandez.