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Encyclopedia > Al Martin

Albert Lee Martin (born on November 24, 1967), is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played most of his career for the Pittsburgh Pirates, wearing number 28 as his uniform number during his years with the Pirates. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... An outfielder moves in to catch a fly ball Outfielder is a collective term including left fielder, center fielder, and right fielder, the three positions in baseball farthest from the batter. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers...

Professional career

He has played for four different teams: the Pittsburgh Pirates (1992–1999), the San Diego Padres (2000), the Seattle Mariners (2000–2001), and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2003). His best season was in 1996 when he hit .300 with 18 home runs and 72 RBIs. That year he also stole 38 bases. Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Jack Murphy Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) The Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations American League (1998–present) East Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 12 42 Team = Devil Rays Name Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–present) Ballpark Tropicana Field (1998–present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None Division titles (0) None Wild card... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ...

Martin had arguably the worst days of his career while playing for the Mariners in the 2001-2002 season.

Martin was also involved in a degree of controversy when it was discovered that he was keeping two separate wives in different parts of the country[citation needed]. Some believe that he signed with Tampa Bay so that he could have another wife.

Martin was also reportedly involved in a domestic abuse case with his wife.

There is some question as to whether Al Martin ever went to USC. He is also known to have lied about playing football at USC. While playing in Seattle, Martin was publicly asked by a local radio station to provide evidence of his claims. Martin said he would send in a team picture the following day but never came through on the promise.


College career

Martin played college baseball at the University of Southern California. The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal[1]), located in the University Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ...

Career stats

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis - Al Martin's stats
  • Baseball-Almanac.com - statistics page for Al Martin

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Al Martin walked into Scottsdale City Court yesterday morning and quietly concluded the Arizona domestic-violence case that landed his mugshot across newspapers and television screens nationally almost 7 1/2 months ago.
Martin, a longtime Pirates outfielder who plays for Seattle, entered a provisional plea of guilty to one misdemeanor count of domestic violence as part of an agreement under which he receives a two-year probation and one day in jail, among other sentences.
Martin's case came tolight the day after a March 20 altercation at a home he shared in the northeast Phoenix suburb of North Scottsdale with a woman who claimed to be his second current wife, Shawn Haggerty-Martin.
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