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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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  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • Physical, emotional pain take their toll

    Eighteenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. No matter what else Cal Ripken did in 1999, the season forever would be remembered for his first two trips to the disabled list. A body that allowed him to continue playing...
  • Cal moves up hit list, but slowly, with bad leg

    Nineteenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. On Nov. 1, 2000, Cal Ripken signed a one-year contract that assured his return for another season. But what kind of player would the Orioles be getting? He was guaranteed to be...
  • '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...
  • End of a long Orioles line

    And so it draws to a close. No more "big, round numbers" to chase, no more seasons to anticipate. One more time, the reception he has come to know and many of the faces he has come to recognize during the past 21 years will touch Cal Ripken tonight at...
  • 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 —...
  • A Look Back At Area Baseball Teams On July 20, 1969

    Considering man walked on the moon for the first time in 1969, we had to figure anything could happen that year. And it did later that baseball season. The Mets, hapless and helpless for all those years, won the World Series. Just like the moonwalk, it...
  • Upbeat First Day For The New Guy At The Hartford

    Upbeat First Day For The New Guy At The Hartford
    "Hi. Call me Liam." On his first day as The Hartford's new chairman and chief executive officer, Liam McGee breezed through the rear atrium of the company's headquarters in Hartford, introducing himself to employees and quickly making it clear that...
  • Paul Newman's Oasis In Ashford; Actor Created A Special Place Where Kids And Families Can Leave Their Problems Behind

    Paul Newman's Oasis In Ashford; Actor Created A Special Place Where Kids And Families Can Leave Their Problems Behind
    WEST SUFFIELD -- As soon as Tim and Cara Beneski heard the news on Sept. 26, 2008, they called their sons to "The Island," their king size bed that is haven for family time. "We told them Paul Newman had passed away," Cara said. "They were hysterical, so...
  • Dick Williams dies at 82; old-school manager won back-to-back World Series with the Oakland A's

    Dick Williams dies at 82; old-school manager won back-to-back World Series with the Oakland A's
    Dick Williams, a feisty old-school baseball manager who won pennants with three teams and back-to-back World Series titles with the Oakland Athletics during a Hall of Fame career, died Thursday of a ruptured aortic aneurysm at a hospital near his home...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis to come off 15-day disabled list

    Orioles' Chris Davis to come off 15-day disabled list
    The Orioles will all but complete their September roster expansion before Tuesday night's game at Yankee Stadium, bringing back Chris Davis from the 15-day disabled list and calling up four more players from the minor leagues. President of baseball...