Yastrzemski, Carl Michael
1939- Born in Southampton, New York
- 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
- 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.
-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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