The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

At long last, the epic biography Ted Williams deserves--and that his fans have been waiting for.

Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than 500 home runs has a higher career batting average. Those totals would have been even higher if Williams had not left baseball for nearly five years in the prime of his career to serve as a Marine pilot in WWII and Korea.… (more)

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Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


I would argue that the book's greatest strength comes in the details that we weren't looking for, the ones that contribute less to the notion of a legend and more to the portrait of a human being.

It’s difficult company to keep, though it helps, I imagine, if you’re a Red Sox fan.


Book Details  


Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (December 03, 2013)

Parent ISBN: 9780316084482

File size: 14.3 MB

Language: English


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