Annotations for There Goes Ted Williams : The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived


Baker & Taylor
A young reader's portrait of the iconic baseball hitter traces his rigorous practice schedule as a youth, military service in two wars and stellar career that led to an unmatched season in 1941. By the creator of Mudball.

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Baker & Taylor
Profiles the iconic baseball hitter, including his rigorous practice schedule as a youth, military service in two wars, and stellar career that led to an unmatched season in 1941.

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Random House, Inc.
A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre -- just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his swing every chance he got. He did fingertip push-ups. He ate a lot of food. He practiced his swing again. And then practiced it some more. From his days playing ball in North Park as a kid to his unmatched .406 season in 1941 to his heroic tours of duty as a fighter pilot in World War II and Korea, the story of Teddy Ballgame is the story of an American hero. In this engrossing biography, a companion to Henry Aaron's Dream, Matt Tavares makes Ted Williams's life story accessible to a whole new generation of fans who are sure to admire the hard work, sacrifice, and triumph of the greatest hitter who ever lived.

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