// Ted Williams

Why Watch the Red Sox? David Ortiz Poised to Top the Record Books

10 games and counting. That is all that is left in this abomination of a season for the Boston Red Sox. This is my #100happydays submission — that 2014 is kindly petering out and I can start looking forward to next season. But unfortunately, there are still games left and I can’t distract myself with […]

Book Review: Extra Innings — The Ted Williams’s Comeback Story by Bruce Spitzer

Ever wondered what would happen to Ted Williams after he was cryonically (and controversially) frozen in 2002? Would there come a day far off in the future when we might see Teddy Ballgame step back onto a baseball field to a rousing ovation, like in the 1999 Midsummer Classic at Fenway Park? Well, the wait […]

Book Review: “Ball Four,” by Jim Bouton

Modern sports journalism owes everything – both good and bad – to Ball Four. Written by Jim Bouton, a World Series champion and 10-year major league pitcher, Ball Four covers his 1969 season, beginning with one-year expansion team the Seattle Pilots, then covering his brief stint with AAA Vancouver and following him to the Astros […]

Video: Ted Williams Offered Job by Cleveland Cavaliers

No, not that Ted Williams. Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers offered a job to Ted Williams, a homeless man from the streets of Columbus, OH. Apparently, he used to be a radio announcer before drugs and alcohol (now two years sober) led to legal troubles. Guilt of theft was pleaded to this past May 14, and […]

Who Makes Up Your “Mt. Rushmore of Hatred?”

Hatred. We all have it, whether we admit it or not. As sports fans, we’re fueled by hatred. There wouldn’t be rivalries if it weren’t for hatred. We wouldn’t get so emotional after big games, win or lose, if it weren’t for hatred of the opponent. This week, two of the world’s most hated athletes […]

Ghost Hunters Find Ted Williams Ghost at Cooperstown?

On Wednesday’s new episode of Ghost Hunters, the crew investigated the Baseball Hall of Fame. Officials there said there were reports of voices coming from players’ plaques and statues, and a lot of possible paranormal activity in certain sections of the Hall. Early on, two of the investigators were at the Ted Williams statue after […]

Ghost Hunters to Investigate Baseball Hall of Fame: Ted Williams Ghost?

The guys from Ghost Hunters will be investigating the Baseball Hall of Fame during Wednesday night’s show. As seen in a promo for the SyFy show, T.A.P.S. may run into the ghost of Red Sox legend Ted Williams, so it may be worth tuning in. The following is a release from the Baseball Hall of […]

Ted Williams Inducted to SoB Hall of Fame

Matched up against the greatest athletes in Boston sports history, former Red Sox slugger Ted Williams stood tall above them all, becoming the first athlete to be enshrined in the Sports of Boston Hall of Fame. Williams was putting up video-game statistics before there were even any video games. He’s a real-life Hall of Famer, […]

Red Sox to Retire Jim Rice’s Number

With a Hall of Fame induction coming this Sunday, Jim Rice will soon be embedded in Red Sox history by having his number retired. Rice’s No. 14 will be the seventh Red Sox number retired and eighth overall, following the league-wide retiring of Jackie Robinson’s No. 42. His number will be placed on the Fenway […]