UC Davis Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Rich Martini

Rich Martini

uc davis baseball hall of fame inductee Rich Martini

Position Center Field

Years Played 1975-77

Profession Sports Performance

Inducted 2004

Fleet, marquee center fielder led 1976 Far Western Conference Champions with ringing left-handed bat & explosive running speed. Two-time All-Far Western Conference & All-Century UCD Defensive Team outfielder just outran most line drives hit to alleys. Set record with 127 Total Bases as 1976 Far Western Conference Player of Year. Authentic impact athlete led UCD with season highs of 56 Runs, 13 Doubles, 6 Triples, 26 Steals & .372 Average. Finished career batting .347 with 132 Hits, 15 Home Runs & 42 Stolen Bases. Chose football career as NFL wide receiver with Super Bowl Champion Oakland Raiders & New Orleans Saints.

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