Before Pedro Martinez was the eight-time All-Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner, and World Series champion, before stadiums full of fans chanted his name, he was just a little kid from the Dominican Republic who sat under a mango tree and dreamed of playing pro baseball. On the eve of Pedro Martinez’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, his co-author, Michael Silverman, will discuss his remarkable story. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
BIO: Michael Silverman
Michael Silverman has been covering the Red Sox and Major League Baseball for the Boston Herald since the middle of the 1995 season.