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Yastrzemski, Carl Michael

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Athlete, Baseball Player

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.