About Clete Boyer Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
A former Major League Baseball player, Clete Boyer
is a third baseman and also a shortstop and he had played for the Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, and Atlanta Braves. He was born on February 9, 1937 in Cassville, Missouri. He has 13 siblings four of them are also baseball players.
He became a utility infielder when he was 18 and he joined major leagues at that time. He had played 124 games for the Kansa City Athletics and then he was traded to the Yankees on February 1957. Boyer had spent three seasons in the Yankees. In 1960, he became the regular third baseman of the Yankees. He had batted .242 with 14 home runs and 46 runs batted in as the team bagged the pennant. In 1962, he had improved his offensive numbers with career bests in batting average of .272, 18 home runs, and 68 runs batted in. during this time, the Yankees won the World Series over the San Francisco Giants. It was in 1963 when Boyer batted .251 with 12 home runs and 54 runs batted in leading the Yankees to win another pennant. Unfortunately, the team was swept in the World Series by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Boyer was the only regular player of the Yankees who did not strike out against Koufax.
Get a chance to have Boyer’s cool sports items such as his 1961 World Champion NY Yankees team autographed 100th anniversary baseball. A common typographical error of his name is Clet Boyir.