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Ted is one of the greatest hitters of all time! In '41, he .406, the only time any Big Leaguer hit over .400 since 1 . He led the A.L. in Homers in 1941-42-47-49. Named Valuable Player in '46 and '49, Ted starred in 9 games, hitting .407. He has the highest Lifetime B.A. active player.
Ted has always been a hero, on the diamond or off.
At 35 he was back in the Marines to fly in Korea. He was in service for 14 months.
He returned to baseball and one of his first appearances towering home run!
"Granny" led the Phils in Doubles last year, placing 2nd Team Homers, RBI's and Total Bases. His B.A. was the of his Major League career. In '49 he led N.L. Shortstop Assists and tied a record for playing 157 games in 1 Collecting 6 hits, "Granny" boasted a .429 mark in the World Series.