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Clete Boyer

Clete Boyer

Position(s):
2B, 3B, SS, OF
Born:
February 9, 1937
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6'
Weight:
165 lbs
Major League Debut:
6-05-1955 with KC1
Allstar Selections:
1969 GG

Intro

One of three brothers who made it to the major leagues, Clete Boyer earned two World Series rings as a member of the New York Yankees. He was famous for his diving stops at third base, and he possessed a strong, accurate throwing arm. "In all my years of playing with him," Yankee second baseman Bobby Richardson said, "he only made one bad throw to me."

Quotes About

"When I made the double play, I could just about close my eyes, put my glove up and the ball would be there. I would consider him one of the best players defensively. And when we got in the World Series and the lights came up, he made those great, great plays." — teammate Bobby Richardson "He was a great Yankee and a tough guy. He never talked too much, but he was extremely hardworking, a wonderful third baseman, and had fire in his belly." — Yankee owner George Steinbrenner

Factoid 1

In Game Seven of the 1964 World Series, Clete and Ken Boyer became the first brothers to homer in the same game in the Fall Classic. Ken's Cardinals won the series.

Coach

Clete Boyer served as a coach under Billy Martin in Oakland and New York.

Transition

May 31, 1955: Signed by the Kansas City Athletics as an amateur free agent (bonus baby). June 4, 1957: Sent by the Kansas City Athletics to the New York Yankees to complete an earlier deal made on February 19, 1957. The Kansas City Athletics sent players to be named later, Art Ditmar, Bobby Shantz, Jack McMahan, and Wayne Belardi to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later, Irv Noren, Milt Graff, Mickey McDermott, Tom Morgan, Rip Coleman, and Billy Hunter. The New York Yankees sent Jack Urban (April 5, 1957) to the Kansas City Athletics to complete the trade. The Kansas City Athletics sent Curt Roberts (April 4, 1957) and Clete Boyer (June 4, 1957) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade. November 29, 1966: Traded by the New York Yankees to the Atlanta Braves for Bill Robinson and Chi-Chi Olivo. June 2, 1971: Released by the Atlanta Braves. After his release by the Braves, Boyer played in Japan for a few seasons.

Strengths

Quick reflexes at third base and the ability to throw from his knees.

Weaknesses

Especially early in his career, when he was quite young, Clete had difficulty making contact and he struck out a lot and his average was low. Later, he improved a bit, but his batting average was never that high. He was a #8 hitter (but a good one) for much of his career.

Notes

In retirement, Boyer operated a souvenir shop in Cooperstown, New York, not far from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

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