1952 Berk Ross Ted Williams (HOF) Boston Red Sox PSA 3

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 02, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
You are bidding on a 1952 Berk Ross Ted Williams (HOF) Boston Red Sox PSA 3. Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American professional baseball player, manager, and World War II and Korean War veteran. Williams played his entire 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1939–1942 and 1946–1960). Nicknamed "The Kid", "The Splendid Splinter", "Teddy Ballgame", "The Thumper" and "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived", Williams is regarded as one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. He was a two-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP), six-time batting champion, 17-time All-Star, and a two-time Triple Crown winner. He finished his career with a .344 batting average, 521 home runs, and a .482 on base percentage, the highest of all time. His batting average is the highest of any MLB player with 500 or more home runs. Williams was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966 in his first year of eligibility. Born and raised in San Diego, Williams played baseball throughout his youth. Joining the Red Sox in 1939, Williams immediately emerged as one of the sport's best hitters. In 1941, just his third season, he posted a .406 batting average, making him the last MLB player to bat over .400 in a season. Williams interrupted his baseball career ... read more