George Charles Scott
Boomer Positions: First Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: March 23, 1944 in Greenville, MS
High School: Coleman HS (Greenville, MS) by the Signed Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1962.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 12, 1966 (Age 22)
vs. BAL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): RedSox/Brewers/Royals/Yankees 1966-1979 Final Game: September 27, 1979 (Age 35)
vs. CLE 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: July 28, 2013 in Greenville, MS Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville, MS
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News -- January 2014
1/18 SABER BUCS: A Top Free Agent, Whom the Pirates Really Could Sign; but shouldn’t – maybe: Yesterday, I wrote that the Pirates should play Clint Barmes at shortstop when they start Charlie Morton or one of their left-handers; ... News -- December 2013
12/14 BoSox Injection: Let It Ride With Middelbrooks and Bogaerts: The ongoing Stephen Drew soap opera continues to tie up a few extra servers on various baseball sites. Will the Boras magic again ... News -- October 2013
10/23 Fungoes.net: Red Sox-Cardinals World Series Rivalry All-Time Teams: As the Cardinals and Red Sox prepare to begin their fourth World Series against each other, let’s commemorate the occasion ... News -- September 2013
9/25 Fire Brand of the American League: Pre-Bucky: The Week the Sox Were Relentless Heroes: Go ahead, MLB Video and ESPN Classic. Remind us as often as you want. Show that choked-up little Dent swing, that feeble flick ...
9/6 Tyler's Think Tank: Bombs Away:
The Red Sox played home run derby last night at Fenway Park, going deep eight times to tie a franchise record. David Ortiz ... News -- August 2013
8/1 Tyler's Think Tank: Remembering George Scott:
George Scott, a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame and former All-Star, passed away on Monday at age 69.
Boomer, a big ... News -- July 2013
7/30 BoSox Injection: George Scott Passes at 69: A Tip Of The Cap To Boomer: Former Red Sox first baseman George Scott passed away yesterday at the age of 61 (a report from a newspaper in his home state ...
7/30 James Smyth Broadcast: RIP Frank Castillo: Yesterday was a sad day in baseball as we learned that not only had eight-time Gold Glove first baseman George Scott passed away, ...
7/29 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: Everything Is Terrible: What an awful loss. Matt said in the game thread that he hasn’t been worked up about a single game defeat like this since ...
7/29 Baseball Musings: Scott Passes: Former first baseman George Scott passed away. There are no details yet. Scott posted a .373 OBP in the 1967 Red Sox AL Championship ...
7/29 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: RIP – George Scott: Sad news today as we learned that former first baseman George Scott passed away. “Boomer” as he was affectionately known was ...
7/17 BoSox Injection: Your All Red Sox All-Star Team: I’m going to get in and out of the this one quickly and let the fans do the talking. Agree or disagree but get into it. ...
7/2 Beyond the Scorecard: Yasiel Puig--A Fuller Perspective: I've been as guilty as anyone in gushing over the start of Yasiel Puig's career, doing daily updates at one point and written ... News -- April 2013
4/22 Justin Jabs: The George Scott Series Preview: Today begins the second meeting of the 2013 Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers. I will be travelling all weekend so unfortunately, ... News -- March 2013
3/1 60ft6in.com: Rating Red Sox General Managers: The Boston Red Sox did not have a General Manager until Tom Yawkey bought the team in 1933 and brought in Eddie Collins. up through ... News -- December 2012
12/7 WasWatching: The Greatest Fielding 1B Of All-Time Is…: First, start with this list - Rk Player Rfield From To Age G 1 Keith Hernandez 117 1974 1990 20-36 2088 2 John Olerud 102 1989 ...
12/5 Justin Jabs: An early look at the I-94 series 2013 dates: Throughout the course of next season, I’ll be conducting periodic “series previews” for both the Chicago Cubs ... News -- June 2012
6/18 WasWatching: Batters 2+ Games With 5+ K’s: Since 1918, here’s the list - Rk Player #Matching 1 Sammy Sosa 4 Ind. Games 2 Ray Lankford 3 Ind. Games 3 Jim Thome 2 ... News -- May 2012
5/21 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Milwaukee Brewers: We turn our attention to another of the 1969 expansion teams, although this one was known as the Seattle Pilots back then. For ... News -- March 2012
3/15 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1985: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- July 2011
7/29 NY Baseball Digest: Looking Back at the Northern League: Every Friday we look at Independent Baseball. Today, I take a look at the now defunct Northern League, which is arguably where ...
7/23 El Maquino: RECORD-BUSTING CARDS BEAT BUCS: LIVE DISCUSSION First off, thanks to everybody who helped make today’s live, in-game discussion possible. Hopefully, I ...
7/5 B-R Blog: 22+ HR In Team’s First 81 Games Since 1969: Since 1969, how many players have hit at least 22 HR in his team's first 81 games of the season? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- May 2011
5/22 B-R Blog: 11+ HR In 1st 50 Career Games Since 1919: Since 1919, how many players hit 11 or more homeruns in their first 50 big leauge games? Here's the list - Rk Gcar Player Year ...
5/10 B-R Blog: Bad Batter Starts To A Season: How many players, since 1919, had 14+ games within his team's first 25 games of the season where he had 3+ PA in the contest with ... News -- March 2011
3/5 B-R Blog: Best & Worst Of Bats & Throws Right 1B: You don't see that many "Bats Right" and "Throws Right" first basemen have very long major league careers. Here's those who ... News -- February 2011
2/24 Mets360.com: Ed Kranepool and the bat pose: On Wednesday, Doug Parker wrote about an Ed Kranepool card that I had not seen before. This card, issued in 2005, was modeled ...
2/23 Bay City Ball: Name That Mystery Player: It’s time for the tried and true mystery player comparison. This style of looking at two players has been done to death, ... News -- January 2011
1/14 B-R Blog: Most Doubles @ Fenway Park Since 1920: Who has hit the most doubles at Fenway Park since 1920? Here's the leaderboard on this one: Rk Player #Matching PA AB H 2B 6 ... News -- May 2010
5/15 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1977 O-Pee-Chee #210 George Scott:
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Just about any card collector will know this, ...