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A Little Respect For The Splendid Splinter

They named a candy bar for Babe Ruth and a disease for Lou Gehrig. Ted Williams they just called names. Officially he was the Kid, the Splendid Splinter,...

Dad and Ted: a Dual Eulogy

In this, Dad, a fourth generation New Englander, was hardly unusual, but growing up when he did and where he did, he made sure to take my brother and I to a...

60 Second Symposium

In the aftermath of JOE DIMAGGIO'S death, we asked two baseball aficionados who, in their opinion, will replace the Yankee Clipper as baseball's greatest living...

Baseball: The Return of No. 9

On a chill, leaden afternoon nine years ago, Ted Williams came to bat for the last time in the final Boston Red Sox home game. As he had done so often in 19...

A Letter From The Publisher, Jul. 18, 1977

Baseball has been blessed with many good players but few greats. Now another hitter is about to enter baseball's pantheon of heroes: Rodney Cline Carew, the...

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