Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/7/11

12 Jul 1999: Ted Williams the Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer throws out the first pitch as he stands next to Tony Gwynn of the National League Team is in action during the 1999 MLB All-Star Game against the American League Team at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The American League Team defeated the National League Team 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport
Editor’s note: Fenway Park opened on April 20, 1912. NESN.com will be celebrating Fenway’s 100-year anniversary with unique content from now until April 20, 2012. Despite a solid 84-70 record, the 1956 Red Sox saw their season end with a fourth-place finish for the fourth consecutive year. And once again, it was Ted Williams who provided the majority of the highlights for the '56 team. The 38-year old batted .345 for the season, placing him second in the league behind Yankees great Mickey Mantle. In mid-July, Teddy Ballgame added to his personal record book when he recorded his 400th career...
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