Tag: Pedro Martinez

Craig Biggio,Randy Johnson,Pedro Martinez,John Smoltz

Did Hall of Fame Induction Include Toughest Pitcher to Beat?

When Babe Ruth stood on the mound for the Boston Red Sox from 1915-17, he went 65-33, a mark topped only by a couple of dozen pitchers in the 100 years since. All three pitchers inducted to the Hall of Fame Sunday – along with my favorite player Craig Biggio – enjoyed even better marks.

Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz Getty

A Trio of Pitching Greats Enters the Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz, all unique characters, come together in Cooperstown on this special weekend honoring their massive contributions to America’s pastime. Joined by Houston Astros versatile position player Craig Biggio, the big-armed trio makes 2015’s inductees arguably the best pitching class in Hall of Fame history.