Former All-Star, Red Sox player George Scott dies

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Former All-Star, Red Sox player George Scott dies

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:29 am

Former All-Star, Red Sox player George Scott dies

Former Red Sox first baseman George Sox, a member of their Impossible Dream team of 1967, has died at age 69. Washington County coroner Methel Johnson confirmed Scott’s death to the Delta Democrat Times. No cause of death was reported. Scott played 14 major league seasons. He played for the ...

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Re: Former All-Star, Red Sox player George Scott dies

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:35 am

For many us growing up in that era, George Scott names conjures up many fond memories of the past.

A time when we all collected and traded baseball cards, emulated our sports heroes while playing in the back yard or open fields, watching games with dad and granddads..

RIP Big George..
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Re: Former All-Star, Red Sox player George Scott dies

Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:43 am

Famed Sox first baseman George Scott dead at 69
The 'Boomer' was a vital part of the 1967 AL champions and also starred with Milwaukee.


GREENVILLE, Miss. — George "Boomer" Scott, a three-time All-Star first baseman who hit 271 homers in a 14-year major-league career and is a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame, has died.

He was 69.

Washington County coroner Methel Johnson confirmed Scott died on Sunday in Greenville, Miss., his hometown.

Scott spent most of his career with the Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee Brewers.

He hit 27 homers with 90 RBI during his rookie season in 1966 --

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