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Pedro, your legacy is more important

Originally Published: June 22, 2009
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

This is beyond a man-crush. This is real love.

Pedro Martinez, for me, has been and will continue to be the greatest pitcher I'll probably see in my lifetime. His Montreal and Boston years were Cy Young-ish. Not the award, the man. He was God on the mound. And when he went to the Mets … it was like heaven.

But heaven soon turned into a little slice of hell. Pedro never came around to do what he was supposed to do in New York, to be who he was supposed to be. Injuries ...

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