Ted Williams by Ronald A. Reis
  

Ted Williams

Written by Ronald A. Reis
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RRP £31.50

Synopsis

Ted Williams by Ronald A. Reis

As a 19-year-old heading east to play for the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams could be heard muttering over and over again, All I want out of life is when I walk down the street, folks will say, 'There goes the greatest hitter who ever lived.' Through a tumultuous, boisterous career that touched four decades, Williams worked tirelessly to perfect the science of hitting and accomplish his goal. Two-time winner of the Triple Crown, Williams hit an astonishing.406 in his 1941 season, a record that stands to this day. During his last ballpark appearance at the 1999 All-Star game, 80-year-old Teddy Ballgame achieved his childhood dream. In Ted Williams , discover how this Red Sox slugger was not only a superb ballplayer, but also a world-class fisherman and a fighter pilot in World War II and the Korean War.

About the Author

Ronald A. Reis is the author of 15 books, including young adult biographies of Eugenie Clark, Jonas Salk, and Lou Gehrig.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
130 pages

Author

Ronald A. Reis
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th March 2008

ISBN

9780791095454


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