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Nike making special shoe for Pedro

Updated: January 27, 2006, 4:42 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

New York Mets ace Pedro Martinez will pitch the rest of his career wearing a special shoe in order to rehabilitate his injured right toe.

Martinez

Martinez announced Friday that Nike is manufacturing a shoe that will allow him to play for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic and with the Mets next season.

"I'm waiting for a special shoe, designed by a physician, which Nike is manufacturing so that my foot won't keep bothering me," Martinez told the international ...

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