Carmelo Martinez Trades and Transactions

The Carmelo Martinez trades and transactions seen below include all known instances where Carmelo Martinez has been involved in a trade or transaction of any type as it relates to baseball.

"In the outfield, flyballs are my only weakness." - -Carmelo Martinez from Here Are Some New Names for Humor Hall of Fame (Glenn Liebman, Baseball Digest, March 1992)
Carmelo Martinez

Carmelo Martinez Autograph on a 1986 Fleer (#329)
Carmelo Martinez Autograph on a 1986 Fleer (#329)

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Birth Name: Carmelo (Salgado) Martinez
Nickname: None
Born On: 07-28-1960  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In: Dorado, Puerto Rico
Year of Death Data Died On: Still Living
Place of Death Data Died In: Still Living
Cemetery: n/a
High School: Jose S. Alegria High School (Dorado, PR)
College: Central C. Of Bayamon
Batting Stances Chart Bats: Right Throwing Arms Chart Throws: Right
Player Height Chart Height: 6-02 Player Weight Chart Weight: 220
First Game: 08-22-1983 (Age 23)
Last Game: 10-02-1991
Draft: Undrafted Free Agent
Carmelo Martinez

Trades & Transactions

12-09-1978 Signed as a non-drafted free agent by Chicago Cubs (December 9, 1978).
12-07-1983 Traded by Chicago Cubs with Craig Lefferts and Fritzie Connally to San Diego Padres as part of 3-team trade in which San Diego Padres sent Gary Lucas to Montreal Expos ; Montreal Expos sent Scott Sanderson to Chicago Cubs ; and Montreal Expos sent Al Newman to San Diego Padres (December 7, 1983).
11-13-1989 Granted free agency (November 13, 1989).
12-01-1989 Signed by Philadelphia Phillies (December 1, 1989).
08-30-1990 Traded by Philadelphia Phillies to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Wes Chamberlain , Julio Peguero and a player to be named later (August 30, 1990); Philadelphia Phillies received Tony Longmire (September 28, 1990).
05-03-1991 Traded by Pittsburgh Pirates to Kansas City Royals in exchange for Victor Cole (May 3, 1991).
07-11-1991 Traded by Kansas City Royals to Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Todd Benzinger (July 11, 1991).
11-05-1991 Granted free agency (November 5, 1991).

Did you know that during the physical, if a team finds out that the player received during a trade is injured they may return the player to the originating team within ten days from the date the trade was made and void the entire contract?

The Baseball Almanac trades and transactions database includes Rule 5 Draft picks, free agency information, voided trades, waiver picks, expansion draft data, amateur draft data, player refusals, bonus babies, and many other types of not readily found anywhere on the Internet.

Baseball trades & transactions, like the Carmelo Martinez trades and transactions seen above, are an evolving field of research where new discoveries are often found and new player debuts are added to the data set almost daily.

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