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Wade Boggs

Profession: Baseball Player

United States of America

Why Famous: Red Sox/Yankees 3rd Baseman and AL batting champion between 1985 and 1988.

Born: June 15, 1958
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Age: 63 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 1986-02-23 Despite losing, Red Sox Wade Boggs gets largest arbitration ($1.35M)
  • 1987-09-22 Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
  • 1988-06-03 Margo Adams sues Red Sox 3rd baseman Wade Boggs for palimony
  • 1988-09-20 Wade Boggs is 1st player to get 200 hits for 6 consecutive seasons
  • 1989-02-26 California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
  • 1989-09-25 Wade Boggs is 1st to get 200 hits & 100 walks in 4 consecutive seasons
  • 1997-08-19 NY Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs Anaheim
  • 1999-08-07 Tampa Bay 3rd baseman Wade Boggs becomes the first MLB player to hit a home run for his 3,000th hit in Devil Rays' 15-10 loss v Cleveland

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