Mariners great Edgar Martinez finally makes baseball’s Hall of Fame

Former Seattle Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez will be enshrined in Cooperstown, New York, this summer in the 2019 Hall of Fame class after finally surpassing the threshold needed to earn induction on his 10th and final year on the ballot.
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Former Seattle Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez will be enshrined in Cooperstown, New York, this summer in the 2019 Hall of Fame class after finally surpassing the threshold needed to earn induction on his 10th and final year on the ballot.

TJ Cotterill is the Seattle Mariners and MLB writer for The News Tribune. He started covering MLB full-time in 2018, but before that covered Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown, the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and spent seven years writing about high schools, including four as TNT’s prep sports coordinator. Born and raised in Washington.