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Former FSU baseball manager Mike Martin Sr. participates in book reveal

Mike Martin, Sr. led the Seminoles baseball team for 40 seasons
Posted at 5:05 PM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-10 16:20:58-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Former Florida State University baseball coach Mike Martin participated in a book reveal event Thursday at Hearth and Soul in Tallahassee.

Martin was joined by longtime FSU broadcaster Jim Crosby from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the event launched the release of the book “#11 Making Baseball History” by Jim Crosby.

Crosby, who is in his 45th year covering Seminole baseball, follows the legendary coach through his 40th and final season (2019). The book also delves into Martin’s past achievements revealing how he led his Seminole teams to unmatched heights in the NCAA record books—a story that was 40 years in the making.

He said sharing the night with his fans was special.

"I just can't say enough about the great fans that we have at Florida State. Certainly, baseball is up there when it comes to importance. It's right there for the fans to see, they're right there and they're cheering our young men on."

If you missed Thursday night's book signing and still want a book, you can pick up a copy at Hearth and Soul in Tallahassee.