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Ted Williams
Ted Williams - Notable Historical Events

Ted WilliamsDec 7, 1937

Joe DiMaggioNov 27, 1947

Mike SchmidtAug 28, 1987

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Ted Williams - Historical Events
Date Event
1937-12-07

Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams

1939-04-20

Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double

1939-04-23

Boston Red Sox Ted Williams hits his 1st HR

1940-08-24

Red Sox left fielder Ted Williams pitches the last 2 innings in a 12-1 loss to Detroit Tigers, Williams allows 3 hits & 1 run

1941-05-02

Ted Williams lowest average (.308) in year he hit over .400

1941-05-25

Ted Williams raises his batting average over .400 for 1st time in 1941

1941-09-28

Ted Williams ended the baseball season with .406 batting avg

1942-06-02

Red Sox star Ted Williams enlists as a US Navy aviator

1942-11-03

Despite Ted Williams winning Triple Crown, Yanks Joe Gordon wins AL MVP

1946-03-09

Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican Baseball League, he refuses

1946-07-14

Cleve Lou Boudreau hits 4 doubles & HR but Red Sox win 11-10 on Ted Williams 3 HR with 8 RBIs

1946-11-15

Ted Williams is picked as AL MVP

1947-11-27

Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote

1949-11-25

Ted Williams, wins AL MVP

1950-07-11

17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chic Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game

1950-07-13

Doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams' elbow

1952-01-09

Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty

1953-02-16

Ted Williams safely crash-lands his damaged Panther jet, later awarded the Air medal

1953-08-06

Ted Williams returns to Red Sox from the military

1954-03-01

In spring training, baseballer Ted Williams breaks his collarbone

1954-05-16

Ted Williams gets 8 hits in 1st game (DH) since breaking collarbone

1956-08-07

Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans

1957-06-13

Ted Williams becomes 1st ALer to have 2, 3-HR games in a season

1958-02-06

Ted Williams signs with Red Sox for $135,000, making him highest paid

1958-04-30

Ted Williams is 10th major league player to get 1,000 extra-base hits

1958-07-24

Ted Williams is fined $250 for spitting at Boston fans again

1960-06-17

Ted Williams hit his 500th HR

1960-09-28

Ted Williams hits his final homer #521 (off Jack Fisher)

1969-02-21

Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators

1969-04-07

Ted Williams begins managing Wash Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

1972-10-04

Ted Williams manages his final game as Rangers lose to Royals, 4-0

1984-05-29

Boston Red Sox retires #9 (Ted Williams) & #4 (Joe Cronin)

1987-08-28

Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams & Willie McCovey with 522 HRs

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Ted Williams - Notable Birthdays

Ted WilliamsAug 30, 1918

Ted Williams - Birthdays
Date Event
1888-05-11

Ty Tyson, Ted Williams

1918-08-30

Ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47)

1918-08-30

Ted Williams, Lineup for Today: Ted Williams and Friend

1924-9-14

Jerry Coleman, Ted Williams

1957-9-22

Ted Williams, Episode #3.4

1971-10-08

Claudia Williams, Ted Williams

Ted Williams - Notable Weddings

Ted WilliamsMay 4, 1944

Ted Williams - Weddings
Date Event
1944-05-04

Baseball player Ted Williams marries Doris Soule (divorced 1954)

1961-09-10

Baseball player Ted Williams marries model Lee Howard (divorced 1967)

Ted Williams - Notable Deaths

Ted WilliamsJul 5, 2002

Ted Williams - Deaths
Date Event
2002-07-05

Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84

2002-07-05

Ted Williams, Lineup for Today: Ted Williams and Friend

2014-01-05

Jerry Coleman, Ted Williams


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