Carl “Yaz” Yastrzemski never quite got the national fanfare he deserved for his accomplishments on the baseball diamond. He played 23 years with the Boston Red Sox, went to 18 All-Star games, and won three batting titles, seven Gold Gloves, and an MVP award. Nonetheless when pundits list the greatest players of all time, Yastrzemski’s name is often omitted.

Nonetheless, Yastrzemski memorabilia is still very collectible, largely because he is a Red Sox legend (the Red Sox Nation are among the most devoted fans in baseball). His baseball cards are his most sought-after items.

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Boston Globe (subscription), March 5th

Andover's Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, had a sacrifice fly in the ninth for Baltimore . . . Former Red Sox reliever Burke Badenhop had a rough spring debut for the Reds, giving up five runs while retiring only two...Read more

George Thorogood: beer, 'Bad to the Bone' & Firefly
The News Journal, March 5th

I think when he was being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Carl Yastrzemski was the one who said, 'Gee, if I knew I was all this, I would have enjoyed it more,'" he says. "Even you saying I have a legacy – I don't want to think about...Read more

Baseball notes for March 5
Journal Times, March 5th

In 1970, Johnson hit .329 to win the American League batting title, beating out Boston Red Sox slugger Carl Yastrzemski on the last day of the season. In 1971, he was suspended five times and became the face of a dysfunctional team. The Major League ...Read more

Major League Notebook: Mets' captain apologizes for clubhouse confrontation
Press Herald, March 5th

Johnson spent just two seasons with the Angels but became the only batting champion in the 55-year-old franchise's history when he hit .329 in 1970. Johnson beat out Carl Yastrzemski for the crown on the final day of the season, going 2 for 3 and...Read more

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Paradise Post, March 4th

The left fielder was an All-Star in 1970, when he hit .329 and became the only batting champion in the 55-year-old franchise's history. Johnson beat out Carl Yastrzemski on the final day of the season, going 2 for 3 to win the title by .0003 percentage...Read more

Boston Red Sox Need to Resolve Logjam in the Outfield

Former shortstop Hanley Ramirez was signed to patrol the historic left field in front of the Green Monster where Hall of Fame players Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and Jim Rice patrolled. The former Boston farmhand should add some much needed pop to ...Read more

SPORTS BRIEFS: Fan bus available for Beach, Jenkins' games
Savannah Morning News, March 4th

Johnson beat out Carl Yastrzemski for the crown on the final day of the season, going 2 for 3 and inching .0003 percentage points ahead of the Boston star. Johnson was suspended several times by the Angels during his second season with the club in 1971...Read more

Alex Johnson, RIP
American Spectator (blog), March 4th

Although Johnson missed out on the beginning of the Big Red Machine, 1970 was a banner year for Johnson when he won the AL batting title with a .329 average narrowly beating out Carl Yastrzemski by 0.004 points. Johnson was also earn his only career ...Read more