Barrett graduated from Rancho High School in 1976. He was a unanimous choice for Class AAA All-Conference on the field and off and led Anthony’s team to a pair of AAA State Championships.
From there, Barrett attended Mesa Junior College, where he played for Jim Frye in 1977-78. He played for Jim Brock at Arizona State University in 1979-80, before being drafted in the first round by the Boston Red Sox in 1979.
While in the major leagues, Barrett was named to the 1984 post-season all-rookie team, and he was named the American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player in 1986. He tied a World Series record in 1986 with 13 hits, and recorded 10 years experience in the major leagues.
Today, Barrett enjoys playing golf and skiing. The Marty Barrett Little League in Las Vegas was named in his honor.
Born: June 23, 1958
Claim to Fame: Barrett was named the American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player (1986).