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  1. Brecheen pitched from 1940-1953

    Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and Oklahoma native, Harry "The Cat" Brecheen died on February 15, 2004.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2004
  2. Woodie's World Schedule

    SUPER BOWL EDITION - Woodie examines the growth of the SUPER BOWL from his coverage of the first game in LOS ANGELES when they practically had to give away tickets - to SUPER BOWL VII in LOS ANGELES when the event had become the toughest ticket in to...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2003
  3. ESPN Classic remembers Ted Williams

    ESPN Classic will pay a special 24-hour tribute to former Red Sox slugger and Hall of Famer Ted Williams on Wednesday-Thursday, July 10-11.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 08, 2002
  4. Williams left a legacy of greatness

    Larry Schwartz

    ESPN Classic looks back at some of the most memorable moments in the career of Ted Williams.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 05, 2002
  5. Baseball legend Williams dies at 83

    Hall of Famer Ted Williams died July 5 at the age of 83, a Citrus County sheriff's spokesman said.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 05, 2002
  6. Two Grand Finales for Teddy Ballgame

    Larry Schwartz

    Boston's Ted Williams goes 6-for-8 in a doubleheader against the Athletics on the last day of the season, propelling his average to .406. No player has hit .400 since. Nineteen years later, he homers in his final at-bat at Fenway Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 24, 2001
  7. Yaz is only AL player to reach 3,000 hits, 400 HRs

    Larry Schwartz

    Carl Yastrzemski is the only American League player to get 3,000 hits and 400 homers when he singles in Boston's 9-2 win over the Yankees at Fenway Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 10, 2001
  8. Williams returns but can't hook this Marlin

    Larry Schwartz

    It's Ted Williams' first game back since returning from the Korean War. He pops up as a pinch-hitter in Boston's 8-7, 10-inning loss to the St. Louis Browns at Fenway Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 02, 2001
  9. Classic catches up with Jimmy Piersall

    Phillip Lee

    ESPN Classic catches up with Jimmy Piersall, whose life story is featured in this week's Reel Classics presentation of "Fear Strikes Out."

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 22, 2001
  10. Williams cracks 500th homer

    Larry Schwartz

    Ted Williams becomes the fourth player to hit 500 home runs when his two-run shot gives Boston a 3-1 win in Cleveland.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 15, 2001
  11. Classic Boston moments

    ESPN Classic looks back at some of the most memorable moments in Boston sports history.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 15, 2001
  12. Williams to continue recovery in San Diego

    Ted Williams left New York and checked into the Sharp Memorial rehabilitation hospital in San Diego to continue his recovery from open-heart surgery less than five miles from the Hall of Famer's boyhood home. "The trip went smoothly," Williams' son,...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 19, 2001
  13. Yaz Follows Legendary Path

    Bob Carter

    Carl Yastrzemski is the first American Leaguer to get 3,000 hits and 400 homers.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2000
  14. Oct. 2, 1949: Sox lose pennant, Williams Triple Crown

    Larry Schwartz

    The Yankees defeat the Red Sox, 5-3, to break a first-place tie and win the pennant on the last day of the season. Ted Williams loses the batting title and Triple Crown when he goes 0-for-2, dropping his average to .34275. Detroit's George Kell hits .3429

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 30, 2000
  15. July Moments

    July 1 NFL 1974: 1974: With negotiations having broken off over what NFL players term "freedom issues," they go on strike. The players are seeking a bigger voice in trades and switching to other teams when their contracts expire. The owners said th...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000
  16. October Moments

    October 1 Baseball: 1961: Bye-bye, Babe. One Yankee right-fielder replaces another as the player to hit the most home runs in a season. Thirty-four years after Babe Ruth belted 60 homers, Roger Maris passes Ruth's mark with No. 61 on the season's...

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 05, 2000