People: Oct. 31, 1969

His power at the plate won him six American League batting titles, while his unruly temper earned him the sobriquet "Terrible Ted." Returning to baseball this season as manager of the Washington Senators, Ted Williams set out to prove that "doing very little for eight years except fishing" had dulled none of his baseball dazzle. He was right. The Senators posted their first winning season in 17 years to finish fourth in division standings. For that, the Associated Press voted him American League Manager of the Year. Told the news by telephone, Williams...

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