Sport: Scoreboard, Oct. 10, 1960

¶ "I don't care what you guys write about me," he once told sportswriters. "All I want is for folks to turn and say, 'There goes the greatest hitter that ever lived.' " By last week, at the ancient baseball age of 42, Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox had very nearly had his wish. Williams led the American League in hitting six times, twice was voted its most valuable player by the sportswriters and might well have won the honor at least twice more if he had deigned to give the most...

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