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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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Known For

Sports Challenge
(1973)
Mulligan Stew
Mulligan Stew Himself
(1972)
Your Hit Parade
Your Hit Parade Himself - Lucky Strike commercial
(1954)

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 1974 The Science of Hitting by Ted Williams (Short) (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book: "Ted Williams' Hit List: The Ultimate Ranking of Baseball's Greatest Hitters". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

At Fenway, I remember him hitting this long, long homer over the Wall into the teeth of a gale, and I remember looking at all those muscles as he trotted around the base and shaking that huge hand of his as he crossed the plate - and feeling almost weak. I was a skinny guy anyway, and I felt weak in comparison to Jimmie Foxx. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame, 2001 (charter member). See more »

Nickname:

The Thumper See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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