Buck Martinez

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John Albert "Buck" Martinez (born November 7, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and manager, and currently the television play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays. He played 17 seasons in the majors with the Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers and Toronto Blue Jays. Since the end of his playing career, he has been a broadcaster, working on Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles radio and television broadcasts, and nationally for TBS.

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2009
Prime 9 (2009) (TV Show)
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2008
2008 American League Championship Series
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2005
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1999
ESPN SportsCentury (1999) (TV Show)
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1999
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1990
Sunday Night Baseball (1990) (TV Show)
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1979
SportsCenter (1979) (TV Show)
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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Buck Martinez.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1969 KCR 72 205 14 47 6 1 4 23 0 8 25 0.229 0.258 0.327
1970 KCR 6 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.111 0.273 0.111
1971 KCR 22 46 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 5 9 0.152 0.231 0.196
1973 KCR 14 32 2 8 1 0 1 6 0 4 5 0.250 0.333 0.375
1974 KCR 43 107 10 23 3 1 1 8 0 14 19 0.215 0.317 0.290
1975 KCR 80 226 15 51 9 2 3 23 1 21 28 0.226 0.293 0.323
1976 KCR 95 267 24 61 13 3 5 34 0 16 45 0.228 0.269 0.356
1977 KCR 29 80 3 18 4 0 1 9 0 3 12 0.225 0.253 0.313
1978 MIL 89 256 26 56 10 1 1 20 1 14 42 0.219 0.255 0.277
1979 MIL 69 196 17 53 8 0 4 26 0 8 25 0.270 0.296 0.372
1980 MIL 76 219 16 49 9 0 3 17 1 12 33 0.224 0.266 0.306
1981 TOR 45 128 13 29 8 1 4 21 1 11 16 0.227 0.287 0.398
1982 TOR 96 260 26 63 17 0 10 37 1 24 34 0.242 0.301 0.423
1983 TOR 88 221 27 56 14 0 10 33 0 29 39 0.253 0.337 0.452
1984 TOR 102 232 24 51 13 1 5 37 0 29 49 0.220 0.301 0.349
1985 TOR 42 99 11 16 3 0 4 14 0 10 12 0.162 0.239 0.313
1986 TOR 81 160 13 29 8 0 2 12 0 20 25 0.181 0.271 0.269
Career 1049 2743 245 618 128 10 58 321 5 230 419 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Buck Martinez.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1969 KCR 72 47 428 292 26 9 8 0.972
1970 KCR 6 3 30 20 3 1 0 0.958
1971 KCR 22 14 138 84 6 3 0 0.968
1973 KCR 14 10 94 52 4 2 1 0.966
1974 KCR 38 31 281 151 16 4 1 0.977
1975 KCR 79 70 617 361 39 8 4 0.980
1976 KCR 94 86 739 420 40 4 4 0.991
1977 KCR 28 22 202 133 8 1 0 0.993
1978 MIL 89 85 716 327 32 8 7 0.978
1979 MIL 69 67 548 198 39 8 2 0.967
1980 MIL 76 75 622 293 33 5 3 0.985
1981 TOR 45 43 372 192 22 2 3 0.991
1982 TOR 93 79 677 382 35 5 8 0.988
1983 TOR 86 69 579 331 25 4 3 0.989
1984 TOR 98 66 616 360 34 2 5 0.995
1985 TOR 42 32 270 155 16 2 5 0.988
1986 TOR 78 47 417 289 19 2 6 0.994
Career 1029 846 - 4040 397 70 60 -

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Major League pitching statistics for Buck Martinez.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1979 MIL 0-0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
Career 0-0 - 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 1 0

First NameJohn
Middle NameAlbert
Last NameMartinez
Full Name at BirthJohn Albert Martinez
Age65
Date of BirthNovember 7, 1948
BirthplaceRedding, CA
Height5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight190 lbs (86.2 kg)
BuildAthletic
Hair ColorGrey
Star SignScorpio
SexualityStraight
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolElk Grove High School
UniversitySacramento City College
Sacramento State University
Missouri State University
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionCatcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut18 June 1969
Last MLB Game3 October 1986
DraftDrafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 1967 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 21, 1967.
Claim to FameKansas City Royals

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