May 20, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher former pitcherPedro Martinez
shows his World Series rings prior to a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
In a his first year on the ballot, Pedro was selected near unanimously to be enshrined in Cooperstown. With a career 2.93 ERA and 3154 strikeouts, he was one of the most dominating pitchers of his generation. As a fireballer before the new wave of fireballers, Martinez regularly overpowered batters and dominated the mound.