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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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  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rangers edge Yankees; Jeter passes Yaz on hits list

    By John Henry, The Sports Xchange ARLINGTON, Texas — J.P. Arencibia's two-run single keyed the Texas Rangers' decisive four-run fifth that made a winner out of right-hander Yu Darvish in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday. Shortstop...
  • Hard work, family help Orioles minor leaguer Mike Yastrzemski climb through system

    Hard work, family help Orioles minor leaguer Mike Yastrzemski climb through system
    A familiar process plays out each time you see the descendant of a baseball legend in an obscure minor league ballpark. It's something both observers and the player himself have to deal with — the realization that he is not his namesake, then...
  • Yankees stop home skid with 4-3 win against Reds

    NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game home losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night in the opener of a 10-game homestand. The Yankees...
  • Mike Yastrzemski promoted to Double-A Bowie after one month at High-A Frederick

    Mike Yastrzemski promoted to Double-A Bowie after one month at High-A Frederick
    Orioles minor league outfielder Mike Yastrzemski was promoted to Double-A Bowie on Wednesday, Single-A Frederick announced, making him the club's first 2013 draft pick to reach that level. Yastrzemski, who is the grandson of Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer...
  • Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax head all-time All-Star team

    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)...