Profession: MLB Outfielder
Why Famous: Played his entire 23-year baseball career with the Boston Red Sox, where he was named an All-Star 18 times and won the 1967 AL MVP Award.
He also won the Triple Crown that same year.
- 2002-04-20 MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski (62) weds Nancy Benson
- 1967-10-11 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs hit by Carl Yastrzemski, Reggie Smith and Rico Petrocelli of the Boston Red Sox
- 1967-11-15 Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP
- 1968-09-29 Carl Yastrzemski .3005 avg wins his 2nd straight batting crown
- 1970-07-14 41st MLB All Star Game, Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, OH: NL beats AL, 5-4; MVP: Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox, LF
- 1979-06-16 Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit
- 1979-07-24 Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski hits his 400th HR
- 1979-09-12 Carl Yastrzemski gets his 3,000th hit off NY Yankee Jim Beattie
- 1981-05-25 Carl Yastrzemski is 4th to play 3,000 baseball games (Cobb, Musial & Aaron)
- 1984-06-29 Pete Rose plays in record 3,309th game, surpassing Carl Yastrzemski
- 1989-01-09 Johnny Bench & Carl Yastrzemski elected to Baseball Hall of Fame