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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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  • '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...
  • Palmeiro's evolution as slugger cast in doubt after suspension

    When Rafael Palmeiro was starting out with the Chicago Cubs, he seemed more likely to become the next Wade Boggs than to pass Reggie Jackson on the all-time home run list. His smooth swing sent singles and doubles skittering through gaps in the defense,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 2: Adds Astros-A's and Rangers-Yankees Game roundup: Melky homers twice, Jays rip Red Sox BOSTON -- Melky Cabrera homered from each side of the plate and drove in five runs, knuckleballer R.A. Dickey baffled Boston...
  • Rangers 4, Yankees 2

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Rangers 4, Yankees 2 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...
  • Teixeira pinch hits, may start Tuesday

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees ARLINGTON, Texas -- The way the Yankees look at it, Mark Teixeira can't get back in the lineup quickly enough. Teixeira, out the past seven games with back spasms, took a big step by entering Monday'...
  • MLB Note - Colorado Rockies Stubbs, Drew - Part 2

    Part 2 : continues.... ----------------------------------------------- RHP Phil Hughes threw a bullpen and is feeling better after being hit in the right leg by a line drive on Thursday. He is on track to start Wednesday. -------------------------------...
  • 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...
  • Tim Cowlishaw: Darvish is Rangers' future

    ARLINGTON, Texas Victories being somewhat precious for this club the Texas Rangers have not won back-to-back games since June Monday's 4-2 triumph over the New York Yankees was surely seen by most as something to celebrate at Globe Life Park. I'm not...