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Ted Williams (II) (1918–2002)

Theodore Samuel Williams was born in San Diego, California, on August 30, 1918. He signed a contract at the age of 18 in 1936 with the Boston Red Sox baseball team. He was assigned to their farm team in San Diego. In 1939 he made his Major League Baseball debut, where he set the record for most runs batted in by a rookie with 145. Ted Williams hit ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in Inverness, Florida, USA

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Ted Williams Himself - Boston Red Sox Outfielder
(1951)
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Style of the Stars All-Star Baseball Player
(1947)

Filmography

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Other Works:

(1980s-'90s) TV commercials: Nissen bread. See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Hitting is fifty percent above the shoulders. See more »

Trivia:

The bullpens at Fenway were installed in his first year, and were nicknamed "Williamsburg" by the press who claimed Tom Yawkey put them in to shorten the outfield and make it easier for him to hit a home run. See more »

Nickname:

The Thumper See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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