By Geoff Gehman
Al Kaline, a fellow Hall of Famer, said Yaz was the best all-around player he played against during his 22-year career. He batted a robust .414 in his 21 biggest games and is the only left fielder with 27 career double plays.
Carl Yastrzemski on Bridgehampton's Main Street in 1983.East Hampton Star
“It’s strength, not speed,”
Caroline Cashin blew everyone away with her 172 reps as Neil Falkenhan, the outright winner in recent years, stood guard.

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The winning Lady Whalers team comprised Kristin Pettigrew, Phoebe Miller, Maddie Martin, and Amanda Stanis. Durell Godfrey
E. Bistrian, a rangy senior forward with a hard shot, is the main reason the East Hampton High School field hockey team was 2-0 as of Tuesday. Jack Graves

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Yani Cuesta would like to grow her beginners group
Ryan Fowkes, East Hampton High School’s top cross-country runner, won Labor Day’s Great Bonac 5K in Springs, in 17 minutes and 31 seconds. A teammate of his, Geo Espinoza, below, was the runner-up. Jack Graves

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Daniel Bluman went clean on Ladriano Z — to his and the large crowd’s delight
Daniel Bluman scored rare back-to-back wins in the Grand Prix Qualifier and in the Grand Prix at the Hampton Classic this past week — on Bacara d’Archonfosse in the qualifier and on Ladriano Z, above, in the Grand Prix. Durell Godfrey
Brianne Goutal, who rode Nice de Prissey clean in the first round, had one knockdown in the jump-off to finish second in the Hampton Classic’s Grand Prix. Later, at the press conference, she said with a smile that she was tired of being a bridesmaid. Sunday’s was her third runner-up finish here. Durell Godfrey
Sue Ellen Marder O’Connor and her sister, Nancy Marder Banfield, switched riding helmets for fancy hats at the Hampton Classic Sunday morning. With Banfield as her coach, O’Connor had three second-place finishes in adult amateur divisions and a fifth-place finish in the adult hunter classic. Jack Graves

Eighty-four came out for boys soccer, necessitating cuts
East Hampton’s boys soccer team “won” a scrimmage here with Pierson on Aug. 30 and defeated Mattituck 5-0 in a nonleaguer Friday before losing 2-0 to a perennial Nassau County power, Jericho, Saturday. Jack Graves
Rebecca Kuperschmid took Half Hollow Hills East’s number-one, Janelle Chen, to three sets in a mandatory nonleague tennis match that Hills East won 7-0 here last Thursday. Jack Graves