|Born: April 11, 1956|
|August 27, 1980, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 2, 1983, for the Detroit Tigers|
|Earned run average||3.94|
|Career highlights and awards|
John Robert Martin (born April 11, 1956) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
After appearing in 9 games, starting 5, and winning 2 in his rookie year of 1980, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Martin recorded his best year in 1981, recording 8 wins against 5 losses, four complete games, and a 3.42 earned run average (ERA). In 1982, after a subpar start with a sore arm, he only started in 7 games, and finished the season mostly out of the bullpen (4–5, 4.23 ERA). Martin adjusted to pitching in relief and bounced back with a 3–1 record and 4.18 ERA. The Cardinals sold him to the Detroit Tigers on August 4, 1983. For the Tigers, Martin appeared in 15 games and had a 7.43 ERA.
- "John R. Martin Class of 1978". Eastern Michigan University. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Retrosheet, or Pura Pelota (Venezuelan Winter League)
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