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The Resource The kid : the immortal life of Ted Williams, by Ben Bradlee, Jr, (sound recording)

The kid : the immortal life of Ted Williams, by Ben Bradlee, Jr, (sound recording)

Label
The kid : the immortal life of Ted Williams
Title
The kid
Title remainder
the immortal life of Ted Williams
Statement of responsibility
by Ben Bradlee, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ted 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 five hundred 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 World War II and Korea. He hit home runs farther than any player before him--and traveled a long way himself, as Ben Bradlee, Jr.'s, grand biography reveals. Born in 1918 in San Diego, Ted would spend most of his life disguising his Mexican heritage. During his twenty-two years with the Boston Red Sox, Williams electrified crowds across America--and shocked them, too. His notorious clashes with the press and fans threatened his reputation. Yet while he was a god in the batter's box, he was profoundly human once he stepped away from the plate. His ferocity came to define his troubled domestic life. While baseball might have been straightforward for Ted Williams, life was not
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Summary
A biography of the baseball legend discusses his status as the best hitter in the history of the sport, his five years away from baseball to serve as a Marine pilot in WWII and Korea, and how he spent most of his life hiding his Mexican heritage
Writing style
Audio
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10577325
Cataloging source
BLACP
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Bradlee, Benjamin C
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
GV865.W5
LC item number
B73 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dave Mallow
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  • Mallow, Dave
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
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True
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  • Williams, Ted
  • Baseball players
Target audience
adult
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the immortal life of Ted Williams
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not applicable
Label
The kid : the immortal life of Ted Williams, by Ben Bradlee, Jr, (sound recording)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF disc.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
29 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478926641
Isbn Type
(library edition)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z8608
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 859541302
  • (OCoLC)859541302
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The kid : the immortal life of Ted Williams, by Ben Bradlee, Jr, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF disc.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
29 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478926641
Isbn Type
(library edition)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z8608
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 859541302
  • (OCoLC)859541302
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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