BOSTON -- To the right of the other seven Red Sox players who have had their numbers retired on the right-field facade at Fenway Park, there is finally the number of a pitcher -- arguably the best in the history of a baseball-crazed city.
Pedro Martinez, fresh off being inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday, was back at Fenway Park on Tuesday for a ceremony that brought back the unique energy that always existed on days he pitched.
Ian Browne is the Red Sox beat reporter for MLB.com. He has been covering the club since 2002.
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