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CARL YASTRZEMSKI RUMORS

Today in History: Yastrzemski Gets An AL first

On September 12, 1979, Boston Red Sox star, Carl Yastrzemski became the first American League player with 400 home runs to accumulate 3,000 hits. Yastrzemski was walked in the bottom of the first and scored off of a home run hit by Jim Rice. His only hit of the game came in the eighth inning with a single to right field. Jim Dwyer was the pinch runner and later scored off of a...
Via Grandstand University
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Yastrzemski Reflects On Red Sox Career On 75th Birthday (Videos)

Carl Yastrzemski is a Boston Red Sox legend for good reason. Yaz played his entire 23-year Major League Baseball career with the Red Sox and was an 18-time All Star, a seven-time Gold Glove winner, was a member of the 3,000 hit club and was the first American League player to accumulate more than 400 home runs. He won the Triple Crown in 1967 and was named the American League MVP...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Yastrzemski Turns Seventy-Five Today

(Sports Illustrated Photo)If you're old enough, you probably remember 'Big Yaz Bread' on the grocery shelves or recall driving past 'Yaz Ford' on Route One North (then affectionately known as 'The Newburyport Turnpike'). Well, today, the namesake of those iconic Boston brands—Carl Yastrzemski —turns 75 years old. His Triple Crown year in 1967 was the...
Via FenwayNation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday, Yaz: Triple Crown Winner, Kielbasa Peddler

Carl Yastrzemski turns 75 today. One of the last of baseball’s tough guys, he’ll tell you about a time when rookie hazing meant punching a guy in the gut and looting his home, the “post game spread” was an X-rated dancer out of Chelsea, and the only valid reason for sitting out a game was that you’d been shot or sent to Vietnam. As to the scope of his awesomeness? Back...
Via Surviving Grady
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview with Red Sox Legend Carl Yastrzemski on NESN’s Pre-Game Show Tonight and Tomorrow

NESN’s Tom Caron sat down with Hall of Famer and Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski for an exclusive two-part interview on the occasion of his 75th birthday. The first part of this wide-ranging interview will air during NESN’s Red Sox pre-game show tonight at 6 PM. The second part of the interview will air tomorrow (Friday, August 22), Yastrzemski’s 75th birthday, also during...
Via Sox and Dawgs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Yastrzemski: Jim Rice ‘Earned All The Success He Had’ (Video)

There’s a reason Carl Yastrzemski and Jim Rice are revered as Boston Red Sox legends — they worked harder than anyone to become the best. Yastrzemski, an 18-time All-Star and a seven-time Gold Glove winner, who also won the Triple Crown in 1967 and was named the American League MVP that same year, is one of the best hitters in MLB history because he was out there every day and...
Via NESN.com
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Wilker on Luis Tiant

Carl Yastrzemski had heard cheers before. Just five years earlier, he’d led the Red Sox to a miracle pennant, setting his previously moribund home ballpark ablaze, but this new sound was different. Deeper, fuller, more intimate, more human, more alive. In 1972, Fenway Park turned into one gigantic heart, thumping out a pulse in the name of the gnomish, barrel-chested man at the...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yastrzemski leads Vandy past Illinois 10-4

Mike Yastrzemski doubled twice, tripled and drove in three runs to lead No. 2 overall seed Vanderbilt to a 10-4 victory over Illinois in an NCAA regional Saturday night. Tony Kemp, the Southeastern Conference player of the year, added four hits and scored three runs as the Commodores (53-9) rallied from a two-run deficit to advance to their fifth straight regional final. Four players...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Yaz's grandson a Vandy dandy

At 45-6, the Vanderbilt baseball team is arguably the best in the nation, and while some of the Commodores' stars may be several years from becoming household names, one of them has a name you most certainly already know -- even if you can't spell it. Mike Yastrzemski is a left-handed, senior outfielder for the Commodores , who seem primed to make the second College World...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Has the Triple Crown lost its luster?

Nobody has won the Triple Crown in the majors since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. Nobody has won the Triple Crown in the National League since Joe "Ducky" Medwick in 1937. Back when those Triple Crowns were won, that was considered an accomplishment of epic proportions. 45 years after Yaz's Triple Crown, Detroit's Miguel Cabrera is the latest star poised to make...
Via The Outside Corner
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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