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The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

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  • Posted December 18, 2013

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    Ted Williams was one of the greatest talents to ever take the ba

    Ted Williams was one of the greatest talents to ever take the baseball field and the new biography The Kid does his legacy justice. The book is very well researched and filled with insight into the life and career of this true baseball legend. Ben Bradlee Jr. knows how to write a compelling story!

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 4, 2014

    Book is an in depth look at an icon of baseball and a disfunctio

    Book is an in depth look at an icon of baseball and a disfunctional disfunctional reulting from a parent who was dismissive and "never there".
    Ted, as depicted in the lengthy study, reflects the extreme as a driven individual to be perfect in his own view and expecting the world to conform to his self image of himself. The book depicts the sad relationship with his multi women including three failed marriages and the disaster at the end of his life with the ridiculous freezing of his head and torso. However all of his achievements in the baseball world were remarkable and depicted in the details of his career as were his varied talents serving in two wars.
    As a fan of Williams and living in the era of the 40's and 50's baseball idols it was a well studied story and kept my attention in spite of the length of the volume.
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    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2014

    A lot of research

    Well researched, very thorough, I learned a lot about Ted Williams. I thought I,knew a lot about his life but I learned a lot. He was a most complex man. Could be the worst yet the best man. A very good book which I recommend.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2014

    I am reading it now. It is full of details and up close informat

    I am reading it now. It is full of details and up close information. Also a good read after you finish this is Hector's Juice.

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  • Posted January 10, 2014

    No feedback, yet. It was given as a gift.

    No feedback: gift.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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