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Frank Thomas thrilled to go into hall of fame

...and getting on base and letting the other guys drive me in."Just as impressive: Thomas, Babe Ruth, Mel Ott, and Ted Williams, are the only players in major league history to retire with a career batting average of at least .300, 500 home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/frank-thomas-thrilled-go
Hall-of-famer Tony Gwynn dies at age 54

...strike ended the 1994 season, denying him a shot at becoming the first player to hit .400 since San Diego native Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941.Gwynn befriended Williams and the two loved to talk about hitting. Gwynn steadied Williams when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/hall-famer-tony-gwynn-di
Miami Marlins tee off on Atlanta Braves starter Aaron Harang

...97. The Marlins tied a season high with 15 hits, including seven for extra bases."They were all hitting like Ted Williams tonight," Harang said.Miami scored only one run against the veteran right-hander in a loss a week earlier in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-30/miami-marlins-tee-atlant
Ted Williams' oldest daughter sees no room for compromise

INVERNESS, Fla. -- Ted Williams' oldest daughter, who is fighting...shortly after his death on July 5. Ted Williams' 1996 will says his body should...Your clients are the children of Ted Williams and need to govern themselves accordingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/31/bas_350104.shtml
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Attorney: Ted Williams asked in will to be cremated

INVERNESS, Fla. -- Ted Williams asked in his will to be cremated...Bobby-Jo Ferrell, said lawyers for Ted Williams' estate told him about the contents...said from his Cleveland office. Ted Williams was an avid angler who fished the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/10/bas_347613.shtml
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Iowa baseball star Bob Feller's hometown museum struggles to stay afloat

...research by the Feller board, there are 16 baseball museums that are near a major or minor-league stadium, such as Ted Williams' Museum and Hitter Hall of Fame in St. Petersburg and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum near Camden Yards in Baltimore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-26/iowa-baseball-star-bobf-
Ramblin' Rhodes: When in Augusta, baseball great Ty Cobb also loved golf

...defeating former Augusta Mayor R.H. Daniel.Ten years later in 1941, golf promoter Fred Corcoran (business agent for Ted Williams and Sam Snead) talked Cobb and Babe Ruth into playing three golf games in three cities to benefit the British War Relief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-08/ramblin-rhodes-when-a
Ted Williams visits spring training

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Ted Williams took his hands off the walker and...the two players he had named the Ted Williams Rookies of the Year earlier this...with his hand extended. "I shook Ted Williams' hand with this hand," Hudler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/25/oth_224826.shtml
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Red Sox's Ted Williams dead at age 83

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. -- Ted Williams, the Boston Red Sox revered and...November 2000. "With the passing of Ted Williams, America has lost a baseball legend...excelling on the baseball diamond, Ted Williams demonstrated unique talent and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/06/bas_346668.shtml
Baseball
Investigators conduct inquiry into Ted Williams' note

...a note stating baseball slugger Ted Williams wanted to be frozen after his death...presented to investigators from two of Ted Williams' caretakers who claim Claudia...Illustrated reported this week that Ted Williams was decapitated by surgeons at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/bas_384224.shtml
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