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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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  • 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...
  • Derek Jeter finishes career with RBI single

    Derek Jeter finishes career with RBI single
    BOSTON - Derek Jeter's career came to an end Sunday in Boston and the retiring New York Yankees shortstop left the field for the final time after an RBI single. Jeter was honored by the Red Sox prior to the game and was in the lineup as the designated...
  • On The Fly

    It ended with a chopper over the third baseman's head for a run-scoring infield single. The 3,465th hit of Derek Jeter's career would be his last. Brian McCann pinch-ran for Jeter in the third inning Sunday at Fenway Park, and the Yankees' captain left...
  • Jeter Ends Career With RBI Single In Last At-Bat As Yankees Beat Red Sox

    Jeter Ends Career With RBI Single In Last At-Bat As Yankees Beat Red Sox
    Derek Jeter singled in a run during his final at-bat in a big league uniform and the Yankees sent the future Hall of Fame shortstop into retirement with a 9-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday at Fenway Park.  Jeter was honored by the Red Sox...
  • Marlins notes: Ozuna sprains ankles, out for last seven games

    MIAMI – It wasn't as gruesome as some of the other notable Marlins' injuries this season, but Marcell Ozuna turning his right ankle as he cruised into second base Sunday wasn't easy on the stomach. Diagnosed with a high ankle sprain, Ozuna will...
  • Buck Showalter reflects on Derek Jeter's career before his final home game

    Buck Showalter reflects on Derek Jeter's career before his final home game
    NEW YORK — When the Yankee Stadium crowd began chanting New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter’s name after his final at-bat Wednesday after a routine groundout — trying to coax the future Hall of Famer out of the dugout —...
  • José Altuve, un pequeño gigante del madero a punto hacer historia

    José Altuve, un pequeño gigante del madero a punto hacer historia
    Con apenas 5'-5'' de alzada, el segunda base venezolano de los Astros de Houston, José Altuve figura como el jugador más baja estatura de las Grandes Ligas. Hasta allí, sin embargo, llega su pequeñez. Corto de tamaño, pero inmenso en tenacidad, Altuve...
  • Tickets to Jeter's goodbye selling for triple Rivera's farewell

    Derek Jeter is worth three times Mariano Rivera to New York Yankees fans. Tickets for the Jeter’s Yankee Stadium regular-season finale Sept. 25 and tribute Sept. 7 are selling for triple what Rivera’s did last year, according to secondary...
  • On The Fly: Maya Moore Named WNBA MVP

    Since Maya Moore gave up soccer as a little girl because she thought it was too slow, her athletic life has been one competitive thrill ride after the other. On Thursday, the four-time UConn all-American was named the WNBA's Most Valuable Player, a just...
  • 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...
  • Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team

    All day Tuesday, Times readers were asked to vote in a series of polls to select the greatest players at each position in baseball history. Readers were able to vote for three people at each position (except right-handed starter, where the limit was five)...