Youker Files Archives: A Retrospective

Kevin Youkilis debuted for the Boston Red Sox in 2004 and quickly became a fan favorite. Over the past few years, Youk was a regular contributor in this space, providing episodic snapshots of his life and times.

As a service to Yankees fans excited to learn more about their newest third basemen, Fenway Pastoral has pulled together its archives of Youker Files.

  • 10 Tips for a Successful Job Interview Youkilis offers fans some practical career advice and generally basks in the glow of being one of only a handful of third basemen available on the free agent market.
  • On My Bittersweet Swan Song as a Red Sox Kevin’s emotional goodbye to Boston after he was shipped out to Chicago is sure to tug at the heartstrings.
  • In Which I Accidentally Fart during Yoga Class with Mrs. Youkilis-Brady Kevin pontificates about the true meaning of life and comes to the realization that even embarrassing bodily functions can sometimes lead to enlightenment.
  • Marrying Tom Brady’s Sister Kevin rehashes his nervous excitement leading up to his marriage proposal to the sister of a fellow Boston sports legend.
  • Dinner With the Guys at Applebee’s Back before anyone knew just how sourly the year would end, a 2011 spring training team-building dinner at a local bistro seemed innocent enough.
  • A Trip to the Farmer’s Market Youk weighs in on the staying power of a popular consumer trend while on the shelf with a thumb injury.
  • 4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips Kevin articulates his passion and appreciation for a popular American past-time (other than baseball).
  • A Day on the Links Youkilis manages to fit in one last round of golf with Dustin Pedroia prior to the beginning of the 2010 regular season. The results aren’t completely disastrous.
  • An Evening at the Nutcracker Demonstrating an appreciation for high culture that is sure to resonate with the box-seat dwellers at Yankee Stadium, Kevin cleans himself up and takes his then-girlfriend “wife” to a popular holiday-themed ballet.
  • My Visit to Disneyland A day before the first game of the 2009 ALDS against the Anaheim Angels, Kevin made a regrettable decision to ride the teacups.

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