from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Yastrzemski, Carl Born 1939. American baseball player. A left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1961-1983), he won the American League Triple Crown and most valuable player award in 1967.

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  • n. United States baseball player (born in 1939)


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  • Carl Yastrzemski is the wrong person to ask how difficult it is to win baseball's Triple Crown. - Yaz learned of his Triple Crown in paper

  • The longest-tenured players in the history of the great franchises are always greats themselves: Carl Yastrzemski with the Red Sox, Mike Schmidt with the Phillies.

    2,402 Games as Meaningful as 3,000 Hits

  • On the mound was Richard “Goose” Gossage, the premier flame-throwing relief pitcher of his time; and waving an imposing bat sixty feet, six inches away, was eighteen-year veteran Carl Yastrzemski, arguably the best fastball hitter of his.

    One Season

  • In 1978, the Red Sox, led by MVP Jim Rice, Fred Lynn, Carl Yastrzemski, catcher Carlton Fisk and George Scott, seemed destined for a trip to the Fall Classic for the second time in the decade.

    One Season

  • Bravely, the Red Sox closed the gap to 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning on run-scoring singles by Fred Lynn and Carl Yastrzemski, and had an opportunity to either tie or win the game in the ninth.

    One Season

  • In the second inning, Carl Yastrzemski jumped all over a Guidry fastball, and deposited it just inside the right-field pole for a solo home run.

    One Season

  • Henderson and Rice were the first left fielders inducted into the Hall since Carl Yastrzemski in 1989.

    Hall induction: Rice honored, Henderson steals the show

  • With one last push, Kemp could become just the 14th player to win the batting Triple Crown since 1900 and the first since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski in 1967.

    Dodgers' Kemp Is on the Edge of Glory

  • Nobody has led in average and homers since Yastrzemski.

    Dodgers' Kemp Is on the Edge of Glory

  • When asked what he thought of the Fenway tour, he expressed disappointment that one he went on talked "more about A-Rod than Carl Yastrzemski."

    The Boston-New York Tour War


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