Yastrzemski, Carl Michael

Born: Aug 22, 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Athlete, Baseball Player


1939- Born in Southampton, New York

1940s-1950s
- studied at Bridgehampton High School and set he set a number of records in basketball, football and baseball

1957 - graduated from high school and got into Notre Dame University as an athlete scholar for baseball and basketball

1958 - signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox

1959 - a member of the Raleigh club; head of the league in batting with a .377 average
- Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year

1960 - accelerated to being a member of the Red Sox Triple A Minneapolis team

1961-1983
- played as a professional baseball player with the Boston Red Sox for his entire career and appeared in 3,308 games

-Yastrzemski, a left-fielder, accumulated other impressive lifetime statistics: 11,988 at bats, 3,419 hits, 1,844 runs batted in, 452 home runs, and 7 Gold Gloves.

1967
-He won both American League Triple Crown and Most Valuable Player award.
- played in 18 All-Star games

1983 - took his final lap around Fenway Park as he officially retired after the 1983 season

1989 - inducted into the hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility

Presently, he is the roving instructor with the Red Sox.
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