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Bryce Harper Meets Ted Williams, Babe Ruth In Latest Commercial (Video)

Say what you want about Bryce Harper, but the kid knows how to make a commercial. Shortly after appearing in a rather unique ad in which he crushes a home run ball covered in Gatorade, the Washington Nationals outfielder starred in a cool spot for Major League Baseball that places him in the rarefied presence of baseball’s legends. The clever commercial takes Harper in a time...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Adams Cares Not For Your Shift

The shift! It’s the hot new thing, even if it’s not necessarily a new thing. (There’s evidence Ted Williams had to deal with it decades ago.) Some teams use it a lot, and some not so much, but it’s impossible to argue that it hasn’t had an increasing impact on the game over the last […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Pesky’s World Series Rings Among Auction Items To Benefit Jimmy Fund

BOSTON — Memorabilia from longtime Boston Red Sox player and coach Johnny Pesky’s personal collection will be sold during a live auction at Fenway Park next week. The items include Pesky’s 2004 and ’07 World Series rings, as well as the Rolex watch he received when his number was retired by the team. Also to be auctioned are bats autographed by Ted Williams and a ball that...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

46 things that never happened in MLB until 2013

Major League Baseball has been around in some form or fashion for nearly 150 years. From the days of Babe Ruth and Ted Williams to the time when...
Via Athlon Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

I’ll Take SWORDS For $400: SABR San Diego-Ted Williams Chapter Winter Meeting

Last week, Padres Trail wrote a preview of the San Diego SABR Winter Meeting that took place on Saturday. Unfortunately, he was unable to make it, because he was busy on the Eastern seaboard getting flights canceled and driving between airports to try and make connections. Lucky for you, I was able to go, as all San Diego SABR meetings are free to the general public. It was held...
Via Padres Public
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ted Williams condoms sell on eBay

Teddy Ballgame endorsed a lot of products in his day, but condoms weren't one of them. That didn't stop National Hygienic Products from using his likeness back in the 1950s to sell Champ Prophylactics, though. The company stole Ted Williams' image from a 1954 Topps baseball card and slapped it on their product in the 1950s. Williams never received any royalties and...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Williams Vintage 1950s Condoms, Sold Against His Authority, Hit eBay for $99 (Photos)

Teddy Ballgame endorsed a lot of products in his day but condoms weren’t one of them. That didn’t stop National Hygienic Products from using his likeness back in the 1950s to sell Champ Prophylactics, though. The company stole Ted Williams‘ image from a 1954 Topps baseball card and slapped it on their product in the 1950s. Williams never received any royalties and eventually...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ted Williams: Cheers To One Of The Greatest Americans In History

As we celebrate Ted Williams’ birthday let’s look back at one part of his epic life that is often overlooked. Ted Williams is widely regarded at the best pure hitter in baseball history. But let’s not remember him for being the last man to hit over .400 in a season. Or his two triple crowns (1941 and 1947). Let’s remember Ted Williams for his courage. It is often overlooked...
Via The Roosevelts
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ted Williams memorabilia to be sold

He was a skilled fisherman, a veteran of two wars and an accomplished hunter. Oh, and Ted Williams also played baseball. Fans seeking to buy items once owned by the legendary Red Sox slugger will flock to Boston's Fenway Park beginning Wednesday for a preview of the first major auction of sports, military and personal memorabilia documenting Williams' life. The preview...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ted Williams memorabilia to be auctioned in Boston

He was a skilled fisherman, a veteran of two wars and an accomplished hunter. Oh, and Ted Williams also played baseball. Fans seeking to buy items once owned by the legendary Red Sox slugger are set to flock to Boston's Fenway Park beginning Wednesday for a preview of the first major auction of sports, military and personal memorabilia documenting Williams' life. The preview...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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