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The Kid

The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

The Kid( )
Author: Bradlee, Ben
ISBN:978-1-4789-2667-2
Publication Date:Dec 2013
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

Ted Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His stats would be even higher if he had not left baseball for nearly five years in the prime of his career to serve as a Marine pilot in World War II and Korea. Born in 1918 in San Diego, Ted would spend most of his life disguising his Mexican heritage. During his twenty-two years with the Boston Red Sox, Williams electrified crowds across America--and shocked them, too. His notorious clashes with the press and fans threatened his...
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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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