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1978 Topps #524 Bernie Carbo

Bernardo Carbo

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[edit] Biographical Information

Bernie Carbo of the Boston Red Sox hit a pair of pinch homers in the 1975 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds; one was a three-run homer tying the famous Game Six and sending it into extra innings, where it would be won on Carlton Fisk's home run. Carbo first came up to the major leagues with the Reds who actually drafted him ahead of Johnny Bench. He was one of the first fashion-conscious players of his era and one of only a few of his day to use a portable hair "blow dryer" in the locker room.

In 1989, he played for the Winter Haven Super Sox of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. He played in 43 games and hit .263 for the club.

He became manager of the Pensacola Pelicans in 2003.

[edit] Notable Achievements

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs
2003 Pensacola Pelicans Southeastern League 42-23 1st Lost League Finals
2004 Pensacola Pelicans Central Baseball League 55-40 1st East Lost in 1st round
2005 Pensacola Pelicans Central Baseball League 53-39 2nd Lost in 1st round

[edit] Further Reading

  • Andrew Blume: "Bernie Carbo", in Bill Nowlin and Cecilia Tan, ed.: '75:The Red Sox Team that Saved Baseball, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2015, pp. 146-151. ISBN 978-1-933599-97-7
  • Bernie Carbo (as told to Al Doyle): "The Game I'll Never Forget", Baseball Digest, November 2005, pp. 78-79. [1]

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