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Ted Williams: An American Legend

They called him the Splinter and the Kid and Teddy Ballgame. But Ted Williams thought of himself in simpler terms -- as the greatest hitter who ever lived. The baseball Hall of Famer and war hero died Friday at 83. All Things Considered and NPR Online take a look back at a remarkable American life.

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