MLB first baseman known as 'Boomer' who won eight Gold Gloves and was selected to three All-Star teams during his 14-year career.
He won the Triple Crown in minor league baseball in 1965 before his debut with the Boston Red Sox.
He was known for calling home runs 'taters.'
He had three sons, Dion, George III, and Brian, as well as a grandson, Deion, who was drafted by the Washington Nationals in 2011.
He played for the Boston Red Sox for nine seasons alongside Hall of Fame outfielder Carl Yastrzemski.