On this date in 1989, Carl Yastrzemski is elected to the Hall of Fame.
"Yastrzemski did it all the time. We'd be on the road and he'd call. 'C'mon, we're going to the ballpark.' I'd say 'Christ, it's only one o'clock. The game's at seven.' He lived, breathed, ate and slept baseball." - teammate Joe Lahoud
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