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What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?: A Remembrance

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2003

    The Splendid Splinter

    Ted Williams was the greatest hitter in baseball history. This descriptive book looks at Ted Williams at a different angle, from his games at Fenway Park to his fishing life in southern Florida. Mr. Cramer captures the life of Ted Williams on and off the field. Mr. Cramer revealed many unknown facts about Ted Williams, as he looked at Ted Williams in many ways such as a very kind loving man and then as a greedy selfish person. Mr. Cramer does this very frequently in the book which causes to change your feelings on Ted. Ted can be thought of a generous man who generously donates sums of money to various charities, or even as a cranky old man who only thinks of himself. Mr. Cramer also has another book on Joe Dimaggio another great baseball player, and he writes very similarly in both books. While reading this story I made a few connections to baseball players today. Many baseball players today are very open and generous people who help many charities and are willing to help most causes. This is like Ted Williams. However, some players choose not to donate and are very surly about attending public places. Ted Williams was also like this, but he truly helped many people during his lifetime and should be remembered for that, not for his grumpy attitude. I think Mr. Cramer made Mr. Williams look too much like a bad guy and not a good person. I enjoyed reading this book very much since baseball is my favorite sport. This book taught me new facts on the game of baseball and how many players choose to retire and decide what to do after they retire. My strategy for reading this book was to read it before I went to sleep. I was not distracted or interrupted this way. I used a lot of visualizing in this book to see how Fenway Park looked 50 years ago. I could also see Ted flying in the sky in his F 7 fighter plane. Did I mention Ted was a World War II and Korean War hero too? When I visualized the old ballparks, I remembered all the baseball movies that I saw, such like 61* and the Jackie Robinson story. This book is a very factual and exciting book. Ted Williams died over the summer at 83 years old, and I think Ted Williams should be remembered as the best hitter of all time, a generous man and kind man, and a war hero rather than a surly and stubborn man. I recommend the book for baseball fans 11 and older.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2013

    Ted williams

    Ted williams probably was the genius that he was portried in this most enlightnig and entertaining book . from what l read it is the ony logical explaination. I hope he does come back in 2110

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