Carl Yastrzemski \yuh-STREM-skee\
Carl Michael Yastrzemski (Yaz)
Positions: Leftfielder and First Baseman
Born: August 22, 1939 in Southampton, NY
High School: Bridgehampton HS (Bridgehampton, NY)
Schools: Merrimack College (North Andover, MA), University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN)
Signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1958. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 11, 1961 (Age 21.232, 9,410th in MLB history) vs. KCA 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1961 season [*]
Team: RedSox 1961-1983
Last Game: October 2, 1983 (Age 44.041) vs. CLE 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1989 (423/447 ballots).
View Carl Yastrzemski Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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