Ted Williams’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 30, 1918

Death Date

Jul 5, 2002

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death

Cardiovascular Disease

Place of Death

Jul 5, 2002

Profession

Baseball Player

The baseball player Ted Williams died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Red Sox outfielder who was selected to 19 All-Star games, won two American League MVP awards and batted .406 in 1941, one of the greatest hitting seasons ever. He led the AL in home runs four times, in batting average six times, and twice won the prestigious triple crown award, in 1942 and 1947.

He was married twice, to Doris Soule and Lee Howard. He had two daughters, Barbara and Claudia, and a son, John.

Quotes

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“Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” (Ted Williams)

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“By the time you know what to do, you’re too old to do it.” (Ted Williams)

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“A man has to have goals – for a day, for a lifetime – and that was mine, to have people say, ‘There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.'” (Ted Williams)

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“If you don’t think too good, don’t think too much.” (Ted Williams)

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“Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.” (Ted Williams)