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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 »

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(age 83) in Inverness, Florida, USA

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TV commercial: Lucky Strike cigarettes. See more »

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


Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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DiMaggio was the greatest all-around player I ever saw. His career cannot be summed up in numbers and awards. It might sound corny, but he had a profound and lasting impact on the country. See more »

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Hit a home run in his final Major League at-bat. Elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1966. Won six American League batting championships, four home run championships, four RBI titles, led in runs six times, and slugging nine times. Last Major League baseball player to hit .400 (.406 in 1941). American League Most Valuable Player in 1946 & 1949. Later managed the Washington Senators and Texas ... See more »

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Teddy Ballgame See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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