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Red Sox honor Yaz with statue

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:33 am

Red Sox honor Yaz with statue

Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski was honored with a statue outside Fenway Park on Sunday.

“It means tremendous importance to me,” the 74-year-old said during the 30 minute ceremony. “This is as important to me as being elected to the Hall of Fame and having my number retired. It’s a tremendous honor.”

Former teammates Dwight Evans, Jim Rice, Bill Lee and Luis Tiant, and current Red Sox Dustin Pedroia, Jonny Gomes, Daniel Nava and manager John Farrell helped honor Yastrzemski, who won the Triple Crown in 1967...

Read more: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/09/22/s ... th-statue/
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Re: Red Sox honor Yaz with statue

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Sep 23, 2013 4:57 am

On Baseball: Yaz sir! He'll always be at Fenway
By Kevin Thomas

BOSTON - In his first six years with the Boston Red Sox, Carl Yastrzemski suffered through losing season after losing season.

"We would be 20 games out at the All-Star break," Yastrzemski said.

"Then '67 came along and baseball was fun again."

Yastrzemski, 74, was honored Sunday with the unveiling of a statue outside Fenway Park..

Read more: http://www.pressherald.com/sports/yaz-s ... 09-23.html
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