Robert Martinez

Inducted in 2001
All District baseball performer at Ysleta High School in 1952 and 1953
Also lettered in football and basketball
Led district in strikeouts both years
Accepted baseball scholarship and played at Sul Ross State University in 1954
Played for Sam Houston State on scholarship in 1955 and 1956
In 1957, he played with the Lower Valley All Stars against the mighty Juarez Indios
Led the Lower Valley league in strikeouts three consecutive seasons
Played for Quantico Marines while in the service
Returned in 1960 to play in the Lower Valley League and led his team to two consecutive championships
Led the league in strikeouts and wins in both of those seasons
Member of Baseball Umpires Association and Southwest Baseball, Basketball and Football Officials Association
Served as High School Principal and Director of Instructional Services for Socorro Independent School District