Ted Williams A Legendary Red Sox Autographed and Framed Collectible PSA COA
Seize this extraordinary opportunity to own an invaluable piece of baseball history with this exquisite Ted Williams autographed and framed photo, accompanied by a pair of authentic Red Sox socks. This remarkable display pays tribute to the illustrious career of one of MLB's all-time greatest hitters and would make a fantastic centerpiece in any sports memorabilia collection.
- Premium display frame measuring 500mm x 330mm
- Elegant gold plaque showcasing Ted Williams' name
- Personally hand-signed by Ted Williams himself
- Professionally framed and ready for display on your wall (frame customization available upon request)
- Official PSA Authentication Services serially-numbered hologram and accompanying COA for guaranteed authenticity
- Photos shown are of the actual frame being sold, not a concept
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- Price: $2500
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Ted Williams: The Splendid Splinter of the Boston Red Sox
Theodore Samuel Williams, known as Ted Williams, is an iconic figure in the history of the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball (MLB). Born on August 30, 1918, in San Diego, California, Williams is widely regarded as one of the greatest hitters in the history of the sport. Nicknamed "The Splendid Splinter," Williams played his entire 19-year career with the Red Sox (1939-1960), with a brief interruption for military service during World War II and the Korean War.
Ted Williams developed a passion for baseball at a young age. He honed his skills in high school and American Legion Baseball before signing with the Red Sox in 1936. After a few years in the minor leagues, Williams made his MLB debut on April 20, 1939. He quickly made an impact, hitting .327 with 31 home runs and 145 runs batted in (RBI) during his rookie season. These impressive numbers earned him a fourth-place finish in the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) voting.
Throughout the 1940s, Ted Williams asserted himself as one of the premier hitters in baseball. He won his first AL MVP award in 1946 after hitting .342 with 38 home runs and 123 RBI. Williams also won his first of two Triple Crowns in 1942, leading the league in batting average, home runs, and RBI. He achieved this feat again in 1947, making him one of only two players in MLB history to win the Triple Crown twice (the other being Rogers Hornsby).
Ted Williams' baseball career was interrupted twice by military service. He served as a Navy pilot during World War II from 1943 to 1945 and later in the Korean War from 1952 to 1953. Despite these interruptions, Williams maintained his incredible performance on the field. Many baseball historians argue that his military service cost him several prime playing years, potentially impacting his overall career statistics.
Upon his return from World War II in 1946, Williams quickly resumed his dominance at the plate. He continued to put up remarkable numbers throughout the late 1940s and 1950s, despite battling injuries and age. In 1957, at the age of 39, Williams won his sixth and final batting title with a .388 average, the highest single-season batting average for a player over the age of 35.
Ted Williams retired from baseball after the 1960 season. In his final at-bat, he hit a home run, a fitting end to a legendary career. Over his 19 seasons, Williams amassed a .344 career batting average, 521 home runs, and 1,839 RBI. He was a 19-time All-Star, two-time AL MVP, and a two-time Triple Crown winner. Williams was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966, his first year of eligibility.
Ted Williams' impact on the sport of baseball extends beyond his impressive statistics. He was known for his tireless work ethic, attention to detail, and dedication to perfecting his swing. His 1970 book, "The Science of Hitting," remains a widely respected resource for hitters today. As a testament to his greatness, the Boston Red Sox retired Williams' number 9, and a tunnel in Boston, the Ted Williams Tunnel, was named in his honor.