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Ted Williams: More than the Greatest Hitter of All Time

Published by on June 6, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

All Ted Williams ever wanted growing up was to be known as the greatest hitter of all-time.

In a career that spanned four decades, Williams left little room for argument in regards to that discussion.

The Splendid Splinter had a career batting average of .344, ranking him tied for seventh all-time in the major leagues.

Williams also hit 521 career home runs, won the American League Triple Crown twice, and was the last player in baseball to hit .400 when he accomplished the feat in 1941.

He was inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame in 1966, receiving over 93 percent of the votes to gain acceptance into the hall.

All of these accomplishments and more are what put Ted Williams into th...

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