Nov 11

PEDRO MARTINEZ RELEASES SPANISH VERSION OF HIS BOOK, PEDRO, TO RAISE FUNDS TO SUPPORT FAMILIES

 

Miami, FL (November 8, 2019) Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, Pedro Martinez, presented last night the spanish version of his book PEDRO, la autobiografía. All proceeds from the book sales and merchandise will raise funds for his non-profit organization, Pedro Martinez Foundation, which supports thousands of children and their families living in poverty in the United States and Latin America.
 
The evening kicked off with a red carpet, in which were recognizable celebrities, athletes, artists and producers, such as Elvis Crespo, Francisca Lachapel, Clarissa Molina, Manu Manzo, Orlando “Duque” Hernandez, Alcides Escobar, Anibal Sanchez and many more. The event with heavy media presence was held last night, held at Prime Private in Miami Beach and it was proceeded with a cocktail reception that featured many legends and longtime friends of Martinez.
 
In addition to the book signing, Dan Gelber, the City of Miami Beach Mayor, surprised the Dominican baseball legend and gave Martinez the key to the City of Miami Beach, with an honorable introduction. Gelber, highlighted Martinez’ endless support to the community.
 
The Red Sox legend socialized with guests and celebrated with a night of baseball from the past and the present. Pedro provided a Q&A, which was conducted by Univision‘s morning show host, Raul Gonzalez, and highlighted the difficult times during the early stages of his career and inspired the audience with his life anecdotes throughout his professional career. 
 
The event was presented by 45 Enterprises, which oversees all business endeavors of Pedro Martinez.
 
Attendees had the opportunity to meet some of baseball’s biggest stars, including,
 
 
  • Alcides Escobar Royals
  • Tony Perez Hall of Fame
  • Anibal Sanchez Washington Nationals
  • Juan Guzman Former Toronto Blue Jays
  • Tony Fernandez Former Toronto Blue Jays
  • Raul Ibanez Former Phillies
  • Orlando Hernández Former Yankee
  • Cliff Floyd Former Expos/ MLBN

 

The english version of the book under the same name was a hit, becoming a New York Times Best Seller. The spanish version of the book, PEDRO, la autobiografía, is now released and is his latest product for Latin America, available in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico in stores such as Barnes and Noble, Amazon and many independent bookstores.
 
The book PEDRO, is now on sale at www.pedromartinez.com. This new website is a tool where fans can obtain merchandise and stay updated with Pedro’s latest initiatives.
 
To find out more about Pedro Martinez baseball career and legacy, visit www.pedromartinez.com
 
ABOUT THE PEDRO MARTINEZ FOUNDATION
 
The Pedro Martinez Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Pedro and Carolina Martinez with a focus on transforming the lives of children and their families in poverty in the United States and throughout Latin America. The community center is located in Santo Domingo and serves children from 2 to 17 years old and provides new opportunities to improve their lives. All of the proceeds from the book sales and merchandise are donated to children in need. To find out more about the Pedro Martinez Foundation, visit www.pedromartinezfoundation.com
 
The book is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and independent book stores.
 
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