John Dale Martin
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 220 lb.
- High School Sherman E. Burroughs High School
- Debut July 20, 2009
- Final Game July 24, 2010
- Born January 2, 1983 in Ridgecrest, CA, USA
J.D. Martin was a supplemental 1st round pick in the 2001 amateur draft of the Cleveland Indians, the 35th overall, obtained as compensation for Manny Ramirez signing with the Boston Red Sox. He was signed by scout Jason Smith and made his pro debut that summer. His brother Kevin Martin peaked in AA.
He was born in Ridgecrest, CA, a town famous for earthquakes.