Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day in History: 2000-07-03

July 3, 1978: Carl Yastrzemski paces the Red Sox to a 9-5 win over the New York Yankees before 34,722 at Fenway Park; Yaz contributes three hits, including a run-scoring double in the third inning that gives Yaz 2,800 hits with the Red Sox, and the win gives the Red Sox a nine game lead over the Yankees, and Boston will remain in first place in the AL East through September 13.

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