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The Boone baseball family

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The Boone Family

This is a really neat story:

Ray Boone joined the fathers & sons list when his son, Bob Boone, made his Major League debut on September 10, 1972.

Bob Boone joined the fathers & sons list when his son, Bret Boone, made his Major League debut on September 19, 1992, then added another name to the sons “column” when his second son, Aaron Boone, made his debut on June 20, 1997.

The Boone family was the first in baseball history to be included in the Baseball Grandfathers, Fathers and Sons section of the Baseball Almanac Baseball Family Tree.

Ray Boone was an All-Star in 1954 and 1956. Bob Boone was an All-Star in 1976, 1978, 1979, and 1983. Bret Boone was an All-Star in 1998, 2001 and 2003. Aaron Boone was an All-Star in 2003.

The Boone family was the first in baseball history to send three generations of players to an All-Star Game.    

A few years ago, Bret Boone wrote a book about his baseball family:

 

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Written by scantojr

July 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm

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