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Carl Yastrzemski
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Baseball Player
    (August 22, 1939- )
    Played for the Boston Red Sox (1961-1983)
    AL MVP (1967)
    Won seven Gold Gloves
    3,419 hits and 452 home runs
    Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (1989)
    He grew up as a Yankees fan, but played his entire career for the arch-rival Red Sox.
    His father kicked a Yankees scout out of his house during contract negotiations for throwing a pencil in the air.
    He never played on a World Series-winning team.
    His nickname was 'Yaz,' and his last name is nearly impossible to spell correctly.
    He was critical of his teammates when he felt that they weren't being competitive.
    He was the only American League player to hit over .300 in 1968, winning the batting title with an anemic .301 average.
    He made the final out in the 1978 Yankee-Red Sox playoff game.
    He along with Brooks Robinson, hold the record for most years played on a single team.
    He played in more games than any other American League player.
    He won the triple crown in 1967.
    He hit .523 with five home runs in the final twelve games of the 1967 season to propel the Red Sox to the 'Impossible Dream' pennant.
    He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
    His son, Mike, died at 44 after undergoing hip surgery (September 15, 2004).

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