Theodore Samuel Williams
(The Kid, Teddy Ballgame, Splendid Splinter or Thumper)
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)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1939 season [*]
Team: RedSox 1939-1960
Final Game: September 28, 1960 (Age 42.029)
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
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|1943||Did not play in major leagues (Military Service)|
|1944||Did not play in major leagues (Military Service)|
|1945||Did not play in major leagues (Military Service)|
|162 Game Avg.||0||0||4.50||68||0||68||0||0||0||136||204||68||68||0||0||68||0||0||0||612||116||1.84||1.500||13.5||0.0||0.0||4.5|
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