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The Kid

The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

The Kid( )
Author: Bradlee, Ben
ISBN:978-0-316-08448-2
Publication Date:Dec 2013
Publisher:Little Brown & Company
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

From acclaimed journalist Ben Bradlee Jr., comes the epic biography of Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams that baseball 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...
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Pages:864
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
Author Biography
Bradlee, Ben (Author)
Ben Bradlee Jr. graduated from Colby College. He served in the Peace Corps in Afghanistan from 1970-1972. When he returned to the United States in 1972, he went to work as a reporter for the Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise, remaining there until mid-1975. He spent 25 years, from 1979 to 2004, with The Boston Globe as a reporter then an editor. As a deputy managing editor, he oversaw the Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church and supervised the production of a book on the subject entitled Betrayal. He has written several books including The Ambush Murders, Prophet of Blood, Guts and Glory: The Rise and Fall of Oliver North, and The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams.

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