Program Type:Discussion Group
Baseball writer and historian Michael Bielawa leads a two-part discussion of The Kid: the Immortal Life of Ted Williams by Ben Bradlee, Jr. This compelling biography has wide appeal for the baseball fan and non-fan alike. Whether you have read the book or not, come and join us for an examination of the life of power hitter Ted Williams. His hitting prowess was matched only by his tumultuous relationships with sportswriters, fans and women. This Hall-of-Famer also had a generous side and is celebrated as a brave Marine fighter pilot who fought in both WWII and the Korean War. Even the story of his death and the aftermath will make for a fascinating discussion.