Remembering the amazing Ted Williams

Red Sox icon was the last player to hit .400 or better when he batted .406 in 1941

Originally Published: September 28, 2011
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN.com

It took several conversations before the most cerebral hitter of his generation, Tony Gwynn, finally asked the most cerebral hitter of any generation, Ted Williams, about his famous 1941 season. "Ted looked at me and said, 'If I knew that hitting .400 would have been so damn important, I would have done it more often,''' Gwynn said. "I just laughed. But the more I thought about that, he probably could have hit .400 again if he had wanted.''

He probably could have, but he didn't, and no one ...

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