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Carl Yastrzemski

Carl Yastrzemski
Hall of Fame baseball player Carl Yastrzemski, born Aug. 22, 1939, played left field for the Boston Red Sox from 1961 to 1983. He was named to the All-Star team 18 times during that span and was the 1967 AL MVP. (Photo AP)
Hall of Fame baseball player Carl Yastrzemski, born Aug. 22, 1939, played left field for the Boston Red Sox from 1961 to 1983. He was named to the All-Star team 18 times during that span and was the 1967 AL MVP. (Photo AP) « Show less

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  • How baseball can dig itself out of its offensive -- and ratings -- slump

    How baseball can dig itself out of its offensive -- and ratings -- slump
    Those of us reveling in how the Angels have outdistanced the rest of Major League Baseball this season may not have noticed, but the sport has been suffering from a more than decade-long slump in offense. There are signs that the falloff in slugging generally and home runs especially is taking a bite out of the game's TV ratings, which have fallen by roughly 25% or more over the last decade.
  • Miguel Cabrera out at Derby but still in race for Triple Crown

     
    Miguel Cabrera can hit home runs. The Tigers' first baseman has shown that ability throughout 2010 -- he is currently tied for second in the American League with 22 home runs. But on Monday, he failed to advance past the...

    Jim Murray, May 8, 1961

     
    May 8, 1961: I was rooting hard for old John Longden on Saturday. You knew it was his last long ride around Churchill Downs. John has won races under all kinds of conditions, including three at Jamaica one day when...

    Miguel Cabrera tras otra maravillosa proeza (vídeo)

    Miguel Cabrera tras otra maravillosa  proeza (vídeo)
      Miguel Cabrera, el aterrador slugger venezolano de los Tigres de Detroit, busca desde esta temporada emular una hazaña que sólo dos peloteros han logrado en la historia del béisbol de Grandes Ligas: ganar dos triples corona de bateo. Cabrera...

    Yankees' Jeter finishes career with win in Boston

    By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange BOSTON — Derek Jeter was at peace with his decision. The New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer was ready for his illustrious career to come to a close. So the 40-year-old captain put the...