The Boston Red Sox sign teenage sensation Carl Yastrzemski to a reported bonus of $100,000. The future Hall of Famer will make his MLB debut with Boston in three years.
Red Sox great and Hall of Fame slugger, Carl Yastrzemski, hit his 400th career home run in Boston’s 7–3 win over the Oakland Athletics. He hit it off Mike Morgan in the seventh inning at Fenway Park.
Carl Yastrzemski plays in his 3,000th major league game, scoring the winning run in the Red Sox 8-7 triumph over the Indians. Yaz joins Ty Cobb, Stan Musial, and Hank Aaron as the only major leaguers to appear in 3,000 games.