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Boggs, Wade Anthony

Born: 1958 AD
Currently alive, at 60 years of age.
2.8 (55%) 24 votes

1958 – Born on June 15th in Omaha, Nebraska. American baseball player whose hitting dominated the American League in much the same way as his contemporary Tony Gwynn dominated the National League in the 1980s and 1990s.

1976 – Married to Debbie Bertucelli on December 21st.

1982 – Made major league debut on April 10th.

         – He was the Third Baseman for Boston Red Sox.

1983 – A left-handed hitter, Boggs won a total of five batting titles, after batting .349 (which would have won the batting title but he was 129 at bats short of the minimum) as a rookie the previous season.

1988-1990 – Member of the American League Eastern Division Champion Boston Red Sox teams.

1993 – He was the Third Baseman for New York Yankees.

1998 – Became the Third Baseman for Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

1999 – Boggs retired after sustaining a knee injury, leaving with a career batting average of .328 and 3,010 hits.

2004 – Inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame.

2005 – Enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, his first year of eligibility.

2.8 (55%) 24 votes