No baseball player in Red Sox history could electrify Fenway Park more than Pedro Martinez. During Martinez’s career, he was one of the most dominant starting pitchers in the history of the game. He always gave you his best, and fans, especially Latino fans, would come out in droves to watch him. On Tuesday, Martinez was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. We took the past couple days to look back on his career, find images of his best moments, and compile them for you. Join us in looking back at the Top 10 Moments In Pedro Martinez’s career:

 

#2 Breaking The Curse
2004 World Series Champions – Just when everyone thought that Pedro’s best days were behind him, Martinez was stellar in game three of the 2004 World Series and two days later the Red Sox broke the 86-year curse of the Bambino and were World Series Champions. Martinez celebrated by pouring a bucket of champagne over his head. Reuters
#10 Olympic Torch Bearer
#10 Olympic Torch Bearer Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez of the Dominican Republic carries the torch in at Olympic Stadium in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, August 1, 2003. The Pan American Games kicked off today and will be held until August 17. REUTERS/Jason Reed
#9 Pedro Martinez Records 3,000th Strikeout
#9 Pedro Martinez Records 3,000th Strikeout September 3rd, 2007 - Martinez struck out pitcher, Aaron Harang in Cincinatti for his 3,000th career strikeout. The away crowd stood and applauded him as he became just the 15th member of the 3,000-strikeout club. (Randy Johnson and John Smoltz, who were also elected to the hall of fame on Tuesday are in the club as well). Reuters
#8 Chilli Dog
#8 Chilli Dog September 10th, 1999 – One of Martinez’s most dominant performances of his career came on this night against the rival New York Yankees. Martinez struck out 17 of the 28 batters he faced and a had a no-hitter until Chilli Davis hit a solo homerun ending the no-hitter, and the shutout. Reuters
#7 Los Punchados de Pedro
#7 Los Punchados de Pedro May 6th – May 12, 2000 – Arguably Pedro’s most torrid stretch of his career. He tied Luis Tiant’s 32-year-old record by recording 32 strikeouts in back-to-back starts, including 17 in a 1-0 loss to Tampa Bay at Fenway. He responded six days later with 15 strikeouts and a complete game shutout against the Orioles Reuters
#6 Pedro Martinez vs. Roger Clemens
#6 Pedro Martinez vs. Roger Clemens May 28, 2000 - In one of the most epic pitching duels of all-time, Pedro matched New York Yankees ace Roger Clemens, zero for zero in an epic duel at Yankee Stadium. Trot Nixon had a home run in the top of the ninth to break up the scoreless battle and Martinez finished the job in the bottom of the ninth for the complete game shutout. As he came off the field, in the 8th inning, fans taunted him by waving Clemens #22 jersey at him. Reuters
#5 1999 All- Star Game
#5 1999 All- Star Game Pedro Martinez started the first All-Star game at Fenway Park in 38 years. After a heart-warming pregame ceremony in which Ted Williams told Martinez he was one of his biggest fans. Martinez responded by striking out five of the first six batters he faced – Barry Larkin (shown here), Larry Walker, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and Jeff Bagwell. Reuters
#4 Who’s Your Daddy?
#4 Who’s Your Daddy? September 2004 – A discouraged Pedro Martinez told the New York media during a postgame interview after the Yankees beat him again: “What can I say? Just tip my hat and call the Yankees my daddies.” The Yankees fans were listening as the two teams clashed in the ALCS. The Yankees were up to three games to zero in the series but the Red Sox came back and won four straight for the first time in MLB Playoff history and Martinez got the last laugh over his “daddies”. Reuters
#3 ‘Say Hello To My Little Friend’
#3 ‘Say Hello To My Little Friend’ Pedro Martinez brought his good luck charm into the Red Sox clubhouse during the 2004 MLB playoff run. His “little friend” was Dominican actor, Nelson De La Rosa, who at two feet, four inches tall was the shortest known adult in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. De La Rosa was a baseball fan and his favorite player was Martinez. Pedro made sure that De La Rosa was a regular presence in the locker room during the 2004 post season run in which the Red Sox won the World Series for the first time in 86 years. He died two years later at the age of 38, but will forever be known as the Red Sox good luck charm during that year. Reuters
#2 Breaking The Curse
#2 Breaking The Curse Pedro helped lead the 2004 Boston Red Sox to the World Series and in turn, broke the 86-year old "curse of the Bambino" Reuters
#1 Don Zimmer and the 2003 ALCS
#1 Don Zimmer and the 2003 ALCS Game 3 of the 2003 ALCS – In one of the most memorable Martinez moments of all-time, Martinez threw a charging Don Zimmer to the ground in a benches clearing tussle. Martinez regrets his role in the altercation, but it’s hard not to be the belly of every joke for throwing an 80-year-old man to the ground by his baldhead. It’s a moment that has nothing to do with his pitching career, but will follow him forever. Reuters