Here’s the real Yaz. Accept no substitutes.


Imagine what it’s like to be the one and only Yaz, Carl Yastrzemski, and see your nickname usurped by a birth-control pill. It’s one thing to have a sythn-pop group called Yaz (short for Yazoo, actually), but of all products, what could be a worse association for an ardently Catholic athlete than a birth-control pill? If Spike Lee can (absurdly) sue a TV station for calling itself Spike, doesn’t Carl have a case for pharma royalties? In honor of my baseball hero, here are the real answers to the drug company’s Yaz FAQ: • What is...

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