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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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  • American Pharoah Hopes To Join Yaz, O.J. In Rarefied Air

    American Pharoah Hopes To Join Yaz, O.J. In Rarefied Air
    Halley's comet is rare, but it arrives pretty much on schedule, roughly every 75 years. The rare occurrences in sports are not so predictable. You might see a rare feat two or three times in a decade, then never again in your lifetime. American Pharoah...
  • Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans

    Jim Palmer responds to 'loyal bunch' of angry Red Sox fans
    Hall of Famer Jim Palmer is suddenly Public Red Sox Enemy No. 1 after sending out a tweet Sunday that criticized Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for the histrionics that got him ejected from a tight game against the Orioles and led to him being...
  • Fifty years ago today, Jim Palmer began Hall of Fame career with Orioles

    Fifty years ago today, Jim Palmer began Hall of Fame career with Orioles
    Fifty years ago, he strode to the mound from the bullpen in Boston, a gangly 19-year-old playing his first game in the big leagues. "Nervous?" Orioles manager Hank Bauer asked the rookie right-hander. "A little … apprehensive," Jim Palmer said,...
  • Baysox, Bundy taking it slow for now

    Baysox, Bundy taking it slow for now
    Pitcher Dylan Bundy might be the biggest name on the roster of the 2015 Class AA Bowie Baysox. But he's destined for a very small role – at least for the first couple of weeks of the campaign. The Baysox open their season Thursday night at...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Apprentice baseball coach Cave gains 599th victory

    COLLEGES: Baseball: Apprentice School beat College of the Albemarle (N.C.) 12-1 Thursday, giving Bryan Cave his 599th coaching win. He will go for No. 600 Friday at War Memorial Stadium against Virginia Wesleyan. Winning pitcher Taylor Gomer held...
  • On The Fly: Ray Allen Won't Play This Season

    On The Fly: Ray Allen Won't Play This Season
    Ray Allen has not played this season, and it will stay that way. He did not say he was retiring, leaving open the possibility of playing again next season. There was the thought that Allen, who played for Miami last season, might sign with a title...
  • Alex Johnson dies at 72; Angels' troubled batting champ

    Alex Johnson, the only batting champion in Angels' history, died Saturday of complications from cancer. He was 72. His death was announced by the James H. Cole Home for Funerals in Detroit. Johnson hit .288 in 13 major league seasons, but it was his...
  • David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval

    David Ortiz Arrives, Makes Belly Comparison To New Teammate Pablo Sandoval
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval. "My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval. Ortiz, the final...
  • Red Sox trip a family affair for O's prospect Mike Yastrzemski

    Red Sox trip a family affair for O's prospect Mike Yastrzemski
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Orioles prospect Mike Yastrzemski walked onto the field at jetBlue Park on Sunday morning and was immediately surrounded by media from both the Baltimore and Boston areas. It was no surprise, since the he had been added to the...
  • Hall Of Fame, By The Numbers

    Voting There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election: Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
  • Davis stands in way of Cabrera's Triple Crown bid

    BALTIMORE - Only Chris Davis stands between Miguel Cabrera and baseball history. As he heads toward the conclusion of another sensational season with the Detroit Tigers, Cabrera has a decent shot at becoming the first major league player to win the Triple...