Sport: Sorry, Fellows!

Hard-hitting, trigger-tempered Ted Williams thinks most sportwriters ride him unjustly and that the fans—especially Boston fans—are a loud, unappreciative lot. "I will never," he likes to repeat, "tip my cap to them!" Last week during a doubleheader with Detroit in Boston's Fenway Park, Ted hit on some less polite gestures.

When Ted loped to the dugout after dropping an easy fly ball in the sixth inning of a 13-to-4 Red Sox rout, the fans loosed a chorus of derisive disapproval. Raging, Outfielder Williams responded by waggling his fingers defiantly at the crowd. In the second game (which Boston also lost) it happened...

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