New PDF release: Being Ted Williams: Growing Up with a Baseball Idol

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By Dick Enberg

August 30, 2018 marks the one hundredth birthday of the previous Boston purple Sox outfielder and baseball legend. In Being Ted Williams, esteemed sportscaster Dick Enberg and New York Times bestselling writer Tom Clavin provide a sequence of non-public anecdotes that loosely keep on with Ted's existence from his adolescence in San Diego, to his enjoyable teenage years taking part in within the Pacific Coast League, his wonderful but complicated crimson Sox profession, his heroic activities as a fighter pilot in wars (with John Glenn's favourite wing-man), and his post-career years resulting in his heart-rending visual appeal at age 80 on the 1999 All-Star video game. although different books have stated Williams's occupation, none have performed so during the eyes of somebody like Enberg, who Ted's profession as only a younger boy, attempting to emulate his vintage swing, then as a broadcaster, and eventually as a chum, whilst the 2 males might take pleasure in various get-togethers until eventually Ted's passing in 2002. Enberg and Clavin additionally weave in own tales from others who knew and widespread Ted, corresponding to Bobby Knight, Senator John McCain, Emily DiMaggio, and plenty of extra. Being Ted Williams makes the appropriate present for the baseball fan trying to find a special point of view on one of many sport's maximum legends during the lens of 1 of the simplest broadcasters within the game's history.

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