At 18 months, Wade Boggs swings and misses for one of the few times in his life. He does, however, show off an uncannily level swing and good extension.
A new Tampa resident at 11, Boggs models his Buick Wildcats uniform from the Bayshore Little League.
Boggs has yet to fill out as a senior at Plant High, but his natural hitting ability made him a seventh-round pick by the Red Sox.
By 1989, Wade Boggs is getting 200 hits annually: This was his seventh straight season over that threshold, and he added a career-high 51 doubles (tops in the AL) and 107 walks.
After achieving one of his career goals _ winning a world championship _ Wade Boggs gets a ride on a police horse at Yankee Stadium. Boggs helped New York rally from 2-0 to beat the Braves in six.
Wade Boggs takes a hack in his second and final season with his hometown Devil Rays. Boggs batted .301 in his farewell tour to top .300 for the 15th time in his 18 major-league seasons.
Boggs greets the crowd as his uniform number is retired before the Rays' home opener.