Red Sox Stars: Dwight Evans

Posted: 26th February 2010 by Joe Gill in MLB
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We honor Dwight Evans as the Boston Sports Then and Now Athlete of the Month. With the opening of the baseball season around the corner, the choice of “Dewey” Evans is fitting. He was a player who gave his all, all the time to the Boston Red Sox where he played from 1972 to 1990. He is one of the best players not in the Baseball Hall Of Fame. Dwight Michael Evans made an immediate impact in his professional baseball career by winning the International League’s MVP in 1972. With AAA Louisville, Evans had 17 HR, 95 RBI and hit .300. Dewey was called up to the tail end of the ’72 season. On September 16th , he pinch ran and was 0-for-1 at the plate. He played 18 games and decent numbers during his call up. In 57 plate appearances, Evans had 1 HR 6 RBI and batted .263 ...

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