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Now available for the first time in years, andlt;Iandgt;My Turn at Batandlt;/Iandgt; is Ted Williams' own story of his spectacular life and baseball career. andlt;BRandgt; An acclaimed best-seller, andlt;Iandgt;My Turn at Batandlt;/Iandgt; now features new photographs and, for the first time, Ted's reflections on his managing career and the state of baseball as it is played in the 1980s. It's all here in this brilliant, honest and sometimes angry autobiography — Williams' childhood days in San Diego, his military service, his unforgettable major league baseball debut and ensuing Hall of Fame career that included two Triple Crowns, two Most Valuable Player awards, six batting championships, five andlt;Iandgt;Sporting Newsandlt;/Iandgt; awards as Major League Player of the Year, 521 lifetime homeruns and a .344 career batting average. And Williams tells his side of the controversies, from his battles with sportswriters and Boston fans to his single World Series performance and his career with the declining Red Sox of the 1950s. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;My Turn at Batandlt;/Iandgt; belongs in the library of everyone who loves Ted Williams, baseball, or great life stories well-told. andlt;BRandgt; Red Barber proclaimed andlt;Iandgt;My Turn at Batandlt;/Iandgt; to be: "One of the best baseball books I've ever read." John Leonard of andlt;Iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; said andlt;Iandgt;My Turn at Batandlt;/Iandgt; was "unbuttoned and wholly engaging...the portrait of an original who is unrepentant about being better than anyone else."

Synopsis:

Back in print for the first time in years, Ted Williams's classic autobiography now contains brand-new, never-before-published material. Praised by critics everywhere as one of the greatest sports books ever written. Illustrated.

Synopsis:

Now available for the first time in years, My Turn at Bat is Ted Williams' own story of his spectacular life and baseball career.

An acclaimed best-seller, My Turn at Bat now features new photographs and, for the first time, Ted's reflections on his managing career and the state of baseball as it is played in the 1980s. It's all here in this brilliant, honest and sometimes angry autobiography — Williams' childhood days in San Diego, his military service, his unforgettable major league baseball debut and ensuing Hall of Fame career that included two Triple Crowns, two Most Valuable Player awards, six batting championships, five Sporting News awards as Major League Player of the Year, 521 lifetime homeruns and a .344 career batting average. And Williams tells his side of the controversies, from his battles with sportswriters and Boston fans to his single World Series performance and his career with the declining Red Sox of the 1950s.

My Turn at Bat belongs in the library of everyone who loves Ted Williams, baseball, or great life stories well-told.

Red Barber proclaimed My Turn at Bat to be: "One of the best baseball books I've ever read." John Leonard of The New York Times said My Turn at Bat was "unbuttoned and wholly engaging...the portrait of an original who is unrepentant about being better than anyone else."

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Ted Williamsandlt;/Bandgt; has also coauthored with John Underwood andlt;Iandgt;Fishing the Big Threeandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Science of Hitting,andlt;/Iandgt; which are available from Fireside/Simon andamp;amp; Schuster.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671634230
With:
Underwood, John
Author:
Underwood, John
Author:
Williams, Ted
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Sports - Baseball
Subject:
Williams, ted, 1918-
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States.
Subject:
Williams, Ted
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Fireside ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Fireside Sports Classics
Publication Date:
March 1988
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 16-pgand 1 8pg b/w pht insrt
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5 in 13.265 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Back in print for the first time in years, Ted Williams's classic autobiography now contains brand-new, never-before-published material. Praised by critics everywhere as one of the greatest sports books ever written. Illustrated.
"Synopsis" by ,

Now available for the first time in years, My Turn at Bat is Ted Williams' own story of his spectacular life and baseball career.

An acclaimed best-seller, My Turn at Bat now features new photographs and, for the first time, Ted's reflections on his managing career and the state of baseball as it is played in the 1980s. It's all here in this brilliant, honest and sometimes angry autobiography — Williams' childhood days in San Diego, his military service, his unforgettable major league baseball debut and ensuing Hall of Fame career that included two Triple Crowns, two Most Valuable Player awards, six batting championships, five Sporting News awards as Major League Player of the Year, 521 lifetime homeruns and a .344 career batting average. And Williams tells his side of the controversies, from his battles with sportswriters and Boston fans to his single World Series performance and his career with the declining Red Sox of the 1950s.

My Turn at Bat belongs in the library of everyone who loves Ted Williams, baseball, or great life stories well-told.

Red Barber proclaimed My Turn at Bat to be: "One of the best baseball books I've ever read." John Leonard of The New York Times said My Turn at Bat was "unbuttoned and wholly engaging...the portrait of an original who is unrepentant about being better than anyone else."

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