Ted Williams, Theodore Samuel Williams (San Diego, CA. 30 August 1918 - Crystal River, FL. 5 July 2002) was a Major League Baseball player; he spent 19 seasons with the Boston Red Sox. Williams was perhaps baseball's finest hitters, setting numerous batting records without the use of steroids.
Williams' accomplishments include a .406 season in 1941, two Triple Crowns, two MVPs, six American League batting championships, 521 home runs, a lifetime average of .344, 17 All-Star game selections, and universal reverence. THE HALL OF FAMERS. Most modern statistical analyses place Williams, along with Babe Ruth and Barry Bonds, among the three most potent hitters.
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He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers in 1966. He also volunteered and served with distinction as a fighter pilot in the Korean War, which interrupted his career and prevented him from setting even more baseball records.