Carl Yastrzemski

Carl Yastrzemski
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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Wednesday was a special night at Fenway Park. Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his grandson Mike, who plays left field for the Giants. Mike hit a home run Tuesday night in the first game of the series. Here's video of the two meeting on the field and the pitch...
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Rob Bradford
September 18, 2019 - 9:40 am
I couldn't help but wonder if a good chunk of Red Sox fans were curious as to what all the hub-bub was about. It was easy for a certain generation to get giddy at the idea that for the first time in nearly 33 years a Yastrzemski was playing left field at Fenway Park. That's a lay-up. It was when...
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Rob Bradford
May 26, 2019 - 8:47 am
Mike Yastrzemski knew he was going to have to make a name for himself in the major leagues. Well, judging by one fan's reaction he's going to get that chance. Prior to making his big league debut with the Giants Saturday the Andover native, and grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, could be...
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July 11, 2016 - 10:21 am
10. Jim Rice goes 2-for-4 with a solo blast, 1983 To begin a seven-run third inning, Rice hit a rocket to left field en route to a 13-3 victory, snapping a 13-game losing streak for the American League. Rice was upstaged by former teammate and future Red Sox Hall of Famer Fred Lynn, who was in...
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Rob Bradford
March 05, 2016 - 6:10 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz is entering 2016 on the verge of another milestone -- moving into second place for the most home runs hit by a player in Red Sox uniform. Ortiz stands just seven behind Carl Yastrzemski, who finished his career with 452 homers. The organization's all-time leader is...
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David Ortiz was voted one of Boston's 4 greatest players of all-time Tuesday. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
July 14, 2015 - 4:43 pm
CINCINNATI -- In a vote that is bound to generate plenty of discussion and debate, Major League Baseball released its "Franchise Four" results for all 30 teams Tuesday night before the 86th All-Star Game. For Boston, the fans' choices for the four greatest players in team history were Carl...
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Fred Lynn (left) and Carlton Fisk were among those feted at Fenway Park earlier this month as part of the 40th anniversary celebration of the 1975 Red Sox. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
May 18, 2015 - 10:07 am
Anyone lucky enough to be a Red Sox fan in 1975 likely remembers exactly where they were, what they were doing, and who they were with when Carlton Fisk hit what has become one of the most famous home runs in baseball history. To this day, that season remains one of the Red Sox' most memorable...
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July 29, 2014 - 5:37 am
Derek Jeter may be 40 years old and in the midst of his final major league season, but it hasn't stopped him from adding to his list of accomplishments. The Yankees shortstop collected hit No. 3,420 of his career Monday night with a single to center off Yu Darvish in the seventh inning of a 4-2...
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May 05, 2014 - 8:15 am
As the Reds head to Boston to play the Red Sox nearly 40 years after the franchises met in arguably the greatest World Series ever, exiled baseball legend Pete Rose  reflected on his first visit to Fenway Park . "I had never been to Boston," said Rose, who captured the Most Valuable Player award...
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Mike Petraglia
March 02, 2014 - 4:26 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It will be a family reunion of sorts as Baltimore Orioles minor league outfielder Mike Yastrzemski visits JetBlue Park to take on the Red Sox at 1:05 p.m. Carl Yastrzemski , Mike's grandfather and Red Sox hall of famer, arrived at the Red Sox minor league clubhouse around 8 a.m...
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