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By Dick Enberg

August 30, 2018 marks the one hundredth birthday of the previous Boston crimson Sox outfielder and baseball legend. In Being Ted Williams, esteemed sportscaster Dick Enberg and New York Times bestselling writer Tom Clavin supply a chain of private anecdotes that loosely persist with Ted's lifestyles from his youth in San Diego, to his enjoyable teenage years taking part in within the Pacific Coast League, his wonderful but tricky pink Sox occupation, 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 online game. even though different books have mentioned Williams's profession, none have performed so in the course of 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 at last as a chum, whilst the 2 males may well get pleasure from various get-togethers until eventually Ted's passing in 2002. Enberg and Clavin additionally weave in own tales from others who knew and renowned Ted, equivalent to Bobby Knight, Senator John McCain, Emily DiMaggio, and lots of extra. Being Ted Williams makes the best present for the baseball fan searching for a special standpoint on one of many sport's maximum legends in the course of the lens of 1 of the easiest broadcasters within the game's history.

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