Tag Archives: Carl Yastrzemski

  • This Day In Sports History (September 12th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    This Day In Sports History (September 12th) — Carl Yastrzemski

     It was on this day in 1979 that Carl Yastrzemski hit his 3,000th career hit.  He became the fifteenth player in Major League history to reach that milestone. Carl Yastrzemski  played his entire 23-year baseball career with the Boston Red Sox, accumulating a total of 3,419 hits thanks to a .285 career batting average.  On […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 6th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    This Day In Sports History (August 6th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    It was on this day in 1989 that the Boston Red Sox retired the #8 formerly worn by Carl Yastrzemski.  Yastrzemski spent his entire 23 year career with Boston and joined Bobby Doerr (#1), Joe Cronin (#4), Johnny Pesky (#6), Ted Williams (#9), Jim Rice (#14) and Carlton Fisk (#27) as the only players to […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night – 7/20/10 – Miguel Cabrera

    The Stat Line of the Night – 7/20/10 – Miguel Cabrera

    The triple crown in baseball has not been achieved in so many years that it has almost become an unreachable goal.  Year in and year out there are candidates early in the season, but by August they have flamed out.  This year may be different.  Miguel Cabrera is swinging the hottest bat in baseball and […]