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  • The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

    • UNABRIDGED (35 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Ben Bradlee Jr.
    • Narrated By Dave Mallow
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    Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than 500 home runs has a higher career batting average. Those totals would have been even higher if Williams had not left baseball for nearly five years in the prime of his career to serve as a Marine pilot in WWII and Korea.

    Tim says: "Beyond the Diamond"
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    Would you listen to The Kid again? Why?

    Having heard about the focus and determination of "the kid" in the book, "The Genius In All Of Us", I was intrigued. I am not a baseball fan, but found this book presented a hardworking, but damaged, youth and how that life with its sad beginning and tragic family manipulation played out publicly through the game of baseball and fame.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The well detailed history and research of a fascinating life.


    What does Dave Mallow bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    There are so many details in this long story that I do not believe I would have stuck with the book. But having it read to me by such a competent performer made it compelling and memorable.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Ted was just a human being.


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