Sandy Koufax / played his entire MLB career for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, from 1955 to 1966. He retired at the peak of his career, and in 1972 became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame (36). Koufax's career peaked with a run of six outstanding seasons from 1961 to 1966, before arthritis in his left elbow ended his career prematurely at age 30. Koufax was the first major leaguer to pitch four no-hitters (including a perfect game). 3 Cy Youngs and 1 MVP.
Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski #8 of the Boston Red Sox watches the ball he's just hit during a game in July, 1970 against the Cleveland Indians at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. The Indians catcher is Ray Fosse.