Carl Yastrzemski


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United States baseball player (born in 1939)

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Individual OBP Winners by Number of Seasons National League American League Barry Bonds 10 Ted Williams 12 Rogers Hornsby 9 Babe Ruth 10 Stan Musial 6 Ty Cobb 7 Billy Hamilton 5 Wade Boggs 6 Richie Ashburn 4 Lou Gehrig 5 Joe Morgan 4 Carl Yastrzemski 5 Mel Ott 4 Rod Carew 4 Honus Wagner 4 Frank Thomas 4 Tris Speaker 4 Incidentally, nine of Ruth's ten OBP titles are credited to the New York Yankees; only his 1919 win helps bolster Boston's winning percentage.
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So far five have: Joe Cronin, Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr, Carl Yastrzemski, and Carlton Fisk.
Three of his '61 appearances were in place of rookie Carl Yastrzemski (as with the Maris substitution, it was simply a matter of percentages: the righthanded-hitting Hardy replacing an unproven left-handed swinger against a lefty pitcher).
Approximately three years ago, former Red Sox slugger Carl Yastrzemski introduced Tobin to Michael Andrews, executive director of the Jimmy Fund.
Akadema comes highly endorsed by MLB players like: Manny Ramirez, Shane Victorino, Cameron Maybin, Derek Holland, Ross Ohlendorf, Vin Mazzaro, Brad Ziegler, Craig Breslow, David Murphy, Brandon McCarthy, Jose Guillen and many others as well as Senior Advisors and MLB Hall of Famers Gary Carter and Carl Yastrzemski.
He has probably reached the Carl Yastrzemski level, where the Sox would never let him finish his career in another uniform, even if they feel his lease has expired.
Ted Williams in 1946, knew about Bob Gibson facing Carl Yastrzemski in '67 and recalled watching on TV when Red Sox reliever Keith Foulke fielded Edgar Renteria's tapper to finish off 2004.
Carl Yastrzemski last led the league in batting average, home runs and runs batted when he did it for the 1967 season.
Carl Yastrzemski, of the 1967 "impossible dream" Boston Red Sox, was the last player to win the Triple Crown.
He joins Wade Boggs (1985-88), Carl Yastrzemski (1967-68) and Ted Williams (1941-42, 47-48, 57-58) as the only players in Red Sox history to earn AL batting titles in consecutive seasons, doing so in 1999 (.357) and 2000 (.372).
DIGGER PHELPS, former Notre Dame basketball coach, asked by Irish alumnus and Boston Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski, when his team was finally going to win a championship: "Funny, I was about to ask you the same question."
Lou Brock and Carl Yastrzemski did so within a month of each other in 1979, the season after Rose joined the club more than eight years before his last career hit.
Boston's Carl Yastrzemski went 4-for-4 and finished with 44 home runs, 121 RBIs and a .326 average to win the batting Triple Crown.
Boston Red Sox leftfielder Carl Yastrzemski was the last player to earn the Triple Crown in 1967, and no player in the National League has won it since Joe Medwick of the St.