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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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  • Red Sox 10, Astros 7

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 10, Astros 7 BOSTON -- David Ortiz hit a pair of two-run homers, including the 400th of his Boston career, and drove in a career-high-tying six runs to power the Red Sox to a 10-7,...
  • Game roundup: Jeter leads Yankees past Rays

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 4: Adds Red Sox-Astros; more to come Game roundup: Jeter leads Yankees past Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Derek Jeter drove a single just past the outstretched glove of second baseman Logan Forsythe to score Brett...
  • Ortiz hits 400th homer as Red Sox in win

    The Sports Xchange By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange Ortiz hits 400th homer as Red Sox in win BOSTON -- David Ortiz had no idea he was approaching yet another milestone as a member of the Boston Red Sox. It's one he won't soon forget, though....
  • Game roundup: Kershaw's unbeaten run ends as Brewers defeat Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: final update, adds Padres-Cardinals; will stand Game roundup: Kershaw's unbeaten run ends as Brewers defeat Dodgers LOS ANGELES -- Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers defeated Clayton...
  • Red Sox 4, Angels 2

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 4, Angels 2 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Allen Webster pitched a career-best 6 2/3 innings, holding the potent Los Angeles Angels offense to two runs and four hits and leading the Boston Red Sox...
  • Red Sox's Webster grinds out win vs. Angels

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Red Sox's Webster grinds out win vs. Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Allen Webster admitted he was having a flashback. The Boston Red Sox right-hander didn't make it out of the third inning against the...
  • 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...
  • From 1995: Snub of Santo shows fickleness of Hall voters

    This is one time when the absence of a superstar is welcome. For each of the last three years, only one player has been elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Reggie Jackson walked alone to the hallowed ground in 1993,...
  • From 1988: Santo's numbers Hall Of Fame size

    Billy Pierce won 211 games, more victories than 15 of the pitchers in the Hall of Fame, but never received more than 2 percent of the vote and was dropped from the ballot. Luke Appling, a two-time batting champion, among the greatest players in White...
  • Pinch Hitters: "The Crowd Sounds Happy" is Nicholas Dawidoff's memoir of growing up in a troubled family with baseball as his anchor

    One evening recently I took my 3-year-old son to his first baseball game. The complexities of the sport are beyond him at this point, which means any lingering memories of our outing will likely be limited to the post-home-run fireworks and our attempts,...
  • '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...