Went 4-3 with a 4.38 ERA (25 ER/51.1 IP) over 8 starts with Texas before elbow surgery...ranked 5th on staff in wins and T7th with 8 starts, and his 2 shutouts were T2nd-most in the A. in what would have been his first full season in the majors...selected Rangers April Player of the Month.June 1857(II) October 1860(III) April 1865(I) June 1869(II) October 1873(III) March 1882(I) March 1887(II) July 1890(III) January 1893(I) December 1895(IV) June 1899(III) September 1902(IV) May 1907(II) January 1910(I) January 1913(I) August 1918(III) January 1920(I) May 1923(II) October 1926(III) August 1929(III) May 1937(II) February 1945(I) November 1948(IV) July 1953(II) August 1957(III) April 1960(II) December 1969(IV) November 1973(IV) January 1980(I) July 1981(III) July 1990(III) March 2001(I) December 2007 (IV) December 1854 (IV) December 1858 (IV) June 1861 (III) December 1867 (I) December 1870 (IV) March 1879 (I) May 1885 (II) April 1888 (I) May 1891 (II) June 1894 (II) June 1897 (II) December 1900 (IV) August 1904 (III) June 1908 (II) January 1912 (IV) December 1914 (IV) March 1919 (I) July 1921 (III) July 1924 (III) November 1927 (IV) March 1933 (I) June 1938 (II) October 1945 (IV) October 1949 (IV) May 1954 (II) April 1958 (II) February 1961 (I) November 1970 (IV) March 1975 (I) July 1980 (III) November 1982 (IV) March 1991(I) November 2001 (IV) June 2009 (II) Other Related Press Releases: April 12, 2010 January 7, 2008 October 21, 2003 December 21, 1990 December 31, 1979 October 25, 1979 July 27, 1979 Prior to 1979, there were no formal announcements of business cycle turning points. The early 70s models (1970 -1975) can be distinguished by a more squared peghead, shaped similarly to that of a "spatula." The logo consisting of a gold decal with the single word in block lettering SIGMA surmounted with the Σ symbol (the Greek letter sigma), in mother of pearl. In 1978, model designations were added to capitalize on Martin model numbers: the DM-18, DM-19, DR-28, DR-28H, DR-35, DR-41, and DR-45. Pegheads & Logos Sigma guitars made in Japan from 1970 through 1983.
Each one is fitted with the Fishman F1 Analog preamp and pickup system, which gives you standard volume and tone controls, as well as a phase adjustment and built-in tuner. This may be due to them being built in several Japanese factories at the same time with no coordination or tracking in the numbering system. Martin & Co., based in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, created a line of inexpensive guitars in 1970 to compete with the increasing number of imported guitars from Japan and elsewhere. (Further detailed information is required here.) Serial Numbers Under the best of circumstances, Sigma serial numbers can only provide an indicator of the year in which a particular model was built. White binding on body (w/b/w/b/w.) "Ebonized" (blackened) Rosewood Bridge and fingerboard on some, natural rosewood on others. In their almost 200-year history, they've built a loyal following from countless musicians who consider Martin guitars to be the best anywhere. In fact, they can be credited for bringing us a lot of the features we take for granted today, like scalloped bracing and the dreadnought body shape.