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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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  • 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...
  • Jim Murray, May 8, 1961

     
    May 8, 1961: I was rooting hard for old John Longden on Saturday. You knew it was his last long ride around Churchill Downs. John has won races under all kinds of conditions, including three at Jamaica one day when......
  • 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...
  • Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power

    Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power
    Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
  • 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...
  • Fun And Cool -- That's The Ticket

    Fun And Cool -- That's The Ticket
    As Barry Felix passes Chris Spano at the StubHub operations center in East Granby, he asks whether Spano had seen the price fetched for the San Diego PadresĀ — $800 million. That's a big number, they agree. But at this office, it's something more...
  • 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,...
  • PASSINGS

    Barry Beckett Producer worked with famous singers Barry Beckett, 66, a keyboard player and record producer who had important roles in recordings by Bob Dylan, Percy Sledge, Hank Williams Jr. and Kenny Chesney, died June 10 at his home in Henderson,...
  • Miguel Cabrera out at Derby but still in race for Triple Crown

     
    Miguel Cabrera can hit home runs. The Tigers' first baseman has shown that ability throughout 2010 -- he is currently tied for second in the American League with 22 home runs. But on Monday, he failed to advance past the......
  • July 7: Author - Josh Wilker Talks About His Book, Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards

    July 7: Author - Josh Wilker Talks About His Book, Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards
    Cardboard Gods is the memoir of Josh Wilker, a writer who has marked the stages of his life through the baseball cards he collected as a child. While it is rooted in a life obsessed with baseball, Cardboard Gods is much more than just a baseball book, it'...
  • 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...