Theodore Samuel Williams
(The Kid, Teddy Ballgame, Splendid Splinter or Thumper)
birth certificate reads Teddy Samuel
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: August 30, 1918 in San Diego, CA
High School: Herbert Hoover HS (San Diego, CA)
Signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1936. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 20, 1939 (Age 20.233, 6,951st in MLB history) vs. NYY 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1939 season [*]
Team: RedSox 1939-1960
Last Game: September 28, 1960 (Age 42.029) vs. BAL 3 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1966 (282/302 ballots).
View Ted Williams Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: July 5, 2002 in Inverness, FL
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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