Renie Martin

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Renie Martin won the John J. Brady Award as the 1980 Delaware “Athlete of the Year”, chosen by the Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association. The 6-foot-4 right-hander, who starred in
both baseball and basketball at Dover High School, won 10 games in 1980 as a starter and reliever for the American League champion Kansas City Royals. In the World Series loss to the Phillies, Martin
was at his best allowing three runs on 11 hits in 9-2/3 innings. Martin pitched six years in the majors with Kansas City, San Francisco, and the Phillies, posting a 24-35 record and a 4.27 ERA. He
was drafted by Kansas City in 1977 after an outstanding career at the University of Richmond.



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