Ted Williams pleas for inclusion of Negro league stars in the Hall of Fame on July 7th
The Life and Sad Ending of Ted Williams - A Tribute to the Legend
Outfield to Airfield- Ted Williams' Service in the Marine Corps Long Version
Ted Williams Special
Theodore "Ted" Williams was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career as a left fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960, only interrupted by service time during World War II and the Korean War. Nicknamed "The Kid", "The Splendid Splinter", "Teddy Ballgame", and "The Thumper", Williams is regarded as one of the greatest players in baseball history, despite being a below average defensive left fielder.
Williams was a nineteen-time All-Star, a two-time recipient of the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player Award, a six-time AL batting champion, and a two-time Triple Crown winner. He finished his playing career with a .344 batting average, 521 home runs, and a .482 on-base percentage, the highest of all time. His career batting average is the highest of any MLB player whose career was played primarily in the live-ball era, and ranks tied for 7th all-time.