Mike Martin (minors01)
Michael D. Martin
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- School Wingate Junior College, Florida State University
- High School Garinger High School
Martin was drafted in the 28th round of the 1966 amateur draft by the New York Mets. He debuted with the Greenville Mets that year, hitting .211/~.372/.238 in 32 games. He handled 46 chances error-free in the outfield, best in the Western Carolinas League. In 1967, Martin was with the Winter Haven Mets (.203/~.308/.272, 12 for 13 in steal attempts) and the Mankato Mets (.216/~.304/.363 in 30 games). He concluded his playing career with the 1968 Rocky Mount Leafs, going 3 for 20 with 3 walks.
Martin's son Mike Martin Jr. played at FSU in 1993-1995, in the minors from 1995-1997 and has been an assistant coach since 1998.
Sources include 1967-1969 Baseball Guides