Former major-league outfielder Bernie Carbo will speak at noon Friday at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi.
Carbo will discuss his playing career at the “Our Love Affair with Baseball” series. The $10 luncheon includes admission to the multimedia exhibit.
The left-handed hitter spent 12 years in the majors and is best known for playing with the Boston Red Sox during the 1970s. His three-run pinch homer in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series helped the Red Sox to a 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds and forced a Game 7.
Carbo was also an outfielder for the Reds (1969 to 1972), St. Louis Cardinals (1972 and 1973), Milwaukee Brewers (1976), Cleveland Indians (1978) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1980).
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Carbo was the first player the Reds selected in the first MLB amateur free-agent draft in June 1965 and he made his debut on Sept. 2, 1969.