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Monday, August 6, 2012
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Red Sox Retire Yastrzemski’s Number





On this day in 1989, the Boston Red Sox retired Carl Yastrzemski's Number 8. Only 20 years old when he took over for the great Ted Williams in left field in 1961, he went on to become a legend in his own right. Yastrzemski mastered the tricky bounces from line drives hitting the Green Monster to win seven Gold Glove Awards. He was also a standout batter,...
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