George Scott

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Birthday
23, 1944
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jul 28, 2013 (69)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1944
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jul 28, 2013 (69)

About

MLB first baseman known as 'Boomer' who won eight Gold Gloves and was selected to three All-Star teams during his 14-year career.

Before Fame

He won the Triple Crown in minor league baseball in 1965 before his debut with the Boston Red Sox.

Trivia

He was known for calling home runs 'taters.'

Family Life

He had three sons, Dion, George III, and Brian, as well as a grandson, Deion, who was drafted by the Washington Nationals in 2011.

Associated With

He played for the Boston Red Sox for nine seasons alongside Hall of Fame outfielder Carl Yastrzemski.