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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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Magazine ad: Chesterfield 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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Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer. See more »

Trivia:

His father, Samuel Williams, was of Irish and Welsh descent. His mother, May Venzor, was of Mexican Basque descent. He kept his Mexican ancestry hidden throughout his career in order to avoid racial prejudice. See more »

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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