Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez is now Baseball Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez.
The best designated hitter in the history of baseball received well above the minimum threshold of 75% of the votes to reach baseball’s Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2019. Edgar received 85.4% of the vote.
Final HOF voting:
Mariano Rivera 100.0 percent
Roy Halladay 85.4.
Edgar Martinez 85.4.
Mike Mussina 76.7
— Greg Johns (@GregJohnsMLB) January 22, 2019
Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martínez and Mike Mussina are headed to Cooperstown 👏 pic.twitter.com/Yc8FaAQKnl
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 22, 2019
This while Edgar’s final year of hall of fame eligibility as it was his tenth year on the ballot.
Edgar goes in with fellow classmates: Mike Mussina, Roy Halladay, and Mariano Rivera.