Tino Martinez

Tino Martinez

Class of: 2007

Sport: MLB

Team: New York Yankees
Seattle Mariners
St. Louis Cardinals
Tampa Bay Devil Rays

School: Thomas Jefferson High
University of Tampa

Tino MartinezTino MartinezTino Martinez was a former Jefferson High standout and one of the top-fielding first basemen in Major League Baseball throughout the 1990’s. He began his 16-year major-league career with the Seattle Mariners in 1990 and ended with the New York Yankees in 2005. Martinez’s career also included stints with the St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Tino was a two-time All-Star (1995 and 1997) and also helped lead the Yankees to World Series championships in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He compiled a career batting average of .271 with 339 home runs and 1,271 RBIs.