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Martinez, Clemens, and Garciaparra to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame

Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemments new Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame members  (©GettyImages)
Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemments new Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame members (©GettyImages).

The legendary pitchers, Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemens, along with the best shortstop in history, Nomar Garciaparra American were elected as new members of the Hall of the Boston Red Sox.

The sacred precincts of the Red Sox announced the Class of 2014 and the new members, which becomes one of the most impressive ever recorded in the history of the American League team, and reigning champions of the World Series.

The narrator Joe Castiglione, who has done commentaries at the Red Sox games since 1983, will also be inducted as a new member.

Martinez, better known as Pedro "El Grande",  is one of the most dominant and charismatic players in team history among pitchers who won the Cy Young Award in consecutive years, during 1999 and 2000.

The legendary pitcher was with the Red Sox from 1998 to 2004. He has a winning record of 117-37 and 72 games with 10 or more strikeouts.

In his last start for the Red Sox, the Dominican pitcher won Game 3 of the 2004 World Series in St. Louis against the Cardinals. He helped the Boston team to their first title in 86 years; he left behind the curse of Babe Ruth, the legendary baseball player who was traded to the New York Yankees, their eternal rivals.

Currently, Martinez, 42, is with the Red Sox organization as a special assistant to general manager Ben Cherington.

Before Martinez, the pitcher who 's delighted fans loved exclusively at the Red Sox was Clemens, who won three of his seven Cy Young awards during the 13 years he was part of the Boston franchise.

Clemens, a product of the Red Sox academy, established a major league record with 20 strikeouts in a game against the Seattle Mariners on April 29, 1986 at Fenway Park. His domination that season was unbelievable  with a (24-4, 2.48 ERA).

He was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the American League, but the shadow of doping also remain forever linked to the name of Clemens. He still to be one of the most questioned regarding the use of prohibited substances in the "Steroids Era."

In fact, Clemens is unable to enter the Hall of Fame professional baseball and is expected to not receive the call, the same as other star players like Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa.

Garcia-Parra as a member of the Red Sox won the batting title in the American League in 1999 and 2000 with averages of .357 and .372, respectively.

Garcia-Parra was rookie of the Year in the NL in 1997 and was selected to the All-Star Game five times with the Red Sox.

His best performance came in a game on May 10, 1999 against the Mariners, when he hit three home runs, including two grand slams, and produced 10 runs .

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