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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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  • Cabrera Wins Triple Crown, Tigers Get Oakland in ALDS

    Cabrera Wins Triple Crown, Tigers Get Oakland in ALDS
    Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers joined an elite group Wednesday night. Cabrera was 0-for-2 in the Tigers 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals, but it didn't matter.  He still finished as the first Triple Crown winner in baseball since Carl...
  • 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 Padres¬†— $800 million. That's a big number, they agree. But at this office, it's something more...
  • Will Cabrera win the Triple Crown?

    The stars are aligned Lance Pugmire Los Angeles Times Yes. While it appeared uncertain, the stars appear to be aligning for the Tigers slugger. Cabrera has seven games to hold on to his batting-average lead over the Angels' Mike Trout and his RBI...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Spring training memories: Chain O'Lakes is a place for Easter eggs and dreams of opportunity

    WINTER HAVEN — Returning to Chain O' Lakes Park for the first time since 1981, Dick Drago conjures up images of baseball greats, a fortuitous trade, and his 4-year-old daughter Dina looking for Easter eggs. "Our families would have Easter egg hunts...
  • 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...
  • 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...