// Carl Yastrzemski

2013 SoB Hall of Fame Inductee: Carl Yastrzemski

For the first time since the inaugural inductee Ted Williams in 2009, the Red Sox have a member inducted into the SoB Hall of fame. Apparently, the Sox love producing left fielder legends (sorry, Carl Crawford), as Carl Yastrzemski, who also played some first base, is enshrined for 2013. Though Yaz never won a championship, […]

Happy Birthday Yaz! Carl Yastrzemski Turns 70

Red Sox great and MLB Hall-of-Famer Carl Yastrzemski turns 70 on Saturday. Yaz spent all of his 23 big league seasons with the Red Sox, and is one of the few players in major league history with over 3,000 hits and over 400 home runs. Yaz battled some health problems in 2008 when he hospitalized […]

Red Sox to Retire Jim Rice’s Number

With a Hall of Fame induction coming this Sunday, Jim Rice will soon be embedded in Red Sox history by having his number retired. Rice’s No. 14 will be the seventh Red Sox number retired and eighth overall, following the league-wide retiring of Jackie Robinson’s No. 42. His number will be placed on the Fenway […]

Carl Yastrzemski Released from Hospital

Yaz surgery “a complete success” Carl Yastrzemski, who turned 69 last Friday, was released from the hospital one week after undergoing triple bypass heart surgery, a Red Sox team spokesman said Tuesday. According to the Globe’s Amalie Benjamin, Yaz “underwent a six-hour procedure last week to reroute the flow of blood around blockages in three […]

Carl Yastrzemski Hospitalized with Chest Pains

Yaz undergoes successful heart surgery Carl Yastrzemski underwent successful triple bypass heart surgery Tuesday night. His spokesman said the Hall-of-Famer is “resting comfortably” after the surgery, and the procedure was indeed “a success.” Yaz will turn 69 on Friday. A Red Sox legend and MLB Hall of Famer, Yastrzemski, 68, was hospitalized Tuesday with chest […]