My Turn At Bat

Author: Ted Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671634230
Size: 13.11 MB
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The author recounts his baseball career, both as a player and as a manager, and reflects on his accomplishments as a sports fisherman.

My Turn At Bat

Author: Claude Brochu
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: 9781770900295
Size: 17.12 MB
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After 32 years, Montreal will soon lose its professional baseball team. The former president of the Expos explains how the team went from being one of major league baseball's most promising franchises to becoming a financial pariah, barely escaping extinction at the end of the 2001 season and now facing demise in 2002. This history of the team's troubled existence covers years of gradually declining revenue and attendance, the sale of the team to a consortium of business leaders in 1991, and the league's ongoing debate over eliminating the Expos once and for all.

Science Of Hitting

Author: Ted Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671621032
Size: 14.96 MB
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Features the legendary hitter's guidance in all the basics and finer points of hitting and includes his analysis of the great hitters of the seventies and the eighties, including Rose, Brett, Carew, and Murray

The Kid

Author: Ben Bradlee
Publisher:
ISBN: 0316163716
Size: 17.63 MB
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A thrilling and honest account of the best hitter in baseball history whose batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped. During his 22 years with the Boston Red Sox, Williams electrified crowds across America--and shocked them, too.

Brothers At Bat

Author: Audrey Vernick
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547822853
Size: 16.52 MB
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The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the 1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother team in baseball history. They loved the game, but more important, they cared for and supported each other and stayed together as a team. Nothing life threw their way could stop them. Full of action, drama, and excitement, this never-before-told true story is vividly brought to life by Audrey Vernick’s expert storytelling and Steven Salerno’s stunning vintage-style art.

Ted Williams My Father

Author: Claudia Williams
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062259592
Size: 20.61 MB
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In this poignant memoir, Claudia Williams, the last surviving child of legendary Boston Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Ted Williams, tells her father’s story, including never-before-told anecdotes about his life on and off the field that reveal the flesh and blood man behind “The Kid.” Born after her father retired from baseball, Claudia Williams grew up with little idea that her dad was one of the most revered sports figures of all time—until she finally saw him in uniform at Fenway Park, receiving the adulation of thousands of fans. Now in this moving and surprising memoir, Claudia offers an unexpected look at Ted Williams, viewed from a unique and fresh perspective. Here she recalls her childhood growing up with a baseball legend after his heyday, capturing their loving yet tumultuous relationship, and shares the beloved stories he passed on to her. Reconciling his talent on the field with his life off of it, Claudia reveals the myriad passions—including baseball and much more—which shaped who he was. She also speaks candidly for the first time about his controversial choice to be cryogenically preserved after his death. Complete with sixteen pages of never-before-seen color photographs, told with sincerity and heart, Claudia William’s poignant memoir is a love letter to New England and one of its greatest sons—Ted Williams—the champion, the man, and most importantly, the father.