During his remarkable career with the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams earned many nicknames: The Kid, The Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame… but the only nickname that he ever wanted was “the greatest hitter who ever lived.” And maybe he really was? He’s baseball’s all-time leader in on-base percentage, and he’s second behind only Babe Ruth in both slugging and on-base plus slugging percentages. He’s the last guy to hit .400, and that was 80 years ago. And on top of all that, he lost close to five full seasons (and three of them in the prime of his career) to serve in two different wars. This hour, a look at the man, the hitter, and the pitchman (you see what I did there) that was Ted Williams. GUESTS: Jim Baumer - A Maine-based writer and the author of Moxie: Maine in a Bottle Nick Davis - Produced and directed Ted Williams: “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived”; his newest film, about the 1986 New York Mets, is Once Upon a Time in Queens Sam Miller - National baseball writer at ESPN Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Colin McEnroe and Catie Talarski contributed to this show, which originally aired July 19, 2018.Support the show: http://www.wnpr.org/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Today we have a fun one, mostly based around baseball, decapitation and cryogenics! Join us as we cover the legendary baseball player Ted Williams, and the sad but hilarious story of his freezing and beheading!http://patreon.com/Mentalillnesstheatrehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/952876465260434/?ref=sharehttps://www.instagram.com/p/CS5jHHRLHiP/?utm_medium=copy_link
Supervisor Ted Williams: The County's Cannabis Ordinance
KZYX Public Affairs
June 29, 2021--As signature gathering begins for two different voter referenda aimed at rolling back or rejecting the recently approved county Cannabis Ordinance, 5th District Supervisor Ted Williams makes an affirmative case for the new policy. Hosted by Alicia Bales.
Chief Ted Williams, Chippewas of Rama First Nation, ON Ep.28
Chief Edward (Ted) Williams of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation is on the show this week. The home of the popular and successful "Casino Rama" development, Chief Williams speaks to dealing with COVID-19, and plans for reopening the community with a large retail centre. Having a deep history in lands related work dating back to the early 1970s, he says the land code was part of community planning, and Rama was one of the early adopters to sign onto the Framework on First Nation Land Management from the beginning. Rama has had a history of exploring opportunities and moving quickly and believes communities should take this step towards land management because, "its our land, its our voice and its our control." SHOW NOTES:34 Richard welcomes Chief Ted Williams to the podcast.:52 Chief outlines his community's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Band got out in front of this issue. The famous Rama Casino has been closed. Despite its economic importance, it will not open until the time is right. Usually two to three million visitors per year!2:35 They handled Covid planning in earnest about ten days before it happened. 3:27 Chief has been involved with land for more than 40 years. They has surrendered some land for an industrial park in the early 80s and had clients. They won bid for Casino Rama in 1974, and wanted to place it on the waterfront but the community said no. Its current location was supposed to be temporary. Casino open now for 25 years and is a huge employer and revenue generator. Economic development has always been a priority.6:24 Rama became one of the first signatories to the framework agreement in the mid-90s.6:56 What does 'speed of business' mean to him? A good example is cannabis. Land was designated commercial earlier and retail operation opened quickly.8:23 Great to be able to pick up the phone and deal quickly. Cutting out Ottawa for approvals around land use is ideal because no one knows about the land more than the community.9:15 36,000 square foot retail building is open to leasing arrangements and lots of inquiries locally and national companies who want to locate at Rama. Building will be filled before Christmas. Lots of jobs and feeding other Band businesses, including two Tim Hortons outlets, the only Nation in Canada having two.11:18 Chief describes the process of developing land and the role of council, staff and land code committee. Based on community's strategic planning and local input. No more waiting for Indian Affairs.13:15 Band has settled two treaty negotiations and other items are under discussion that could involve further development. Possible land purchases and additions to reserve.14:44 Resource Centre staff were fabulous in development of a land code promotion strategy for on and off-reserve members (mentions Cassandra in particular). Very thorough campaign. with in-person, web, digital, mail and more venues for sharing information. It led to a Yes vote of 91%.18:20 Chief Williams shares his personal journey as it relates to colonization and the negative impact of an incomplete Canadian history. Being told what they should earn, where they should live, where to get spiritual needs met. Decolonization is about learning who you really are, where you come from and your own history. There is much work to be done .22:20 Has land code helped with decolonization? Yes, land is our Mother Earth and we need to look after it. It helps create pride and a feeling of identity. We choose. We can compete in the Canadian mosaic.24:30 What is his advice to other communities contemplating signing on to the framework agreement? You should be in control!25:25. Chief expresses his community's grief and sorrow over the beautiful lost souls no
Ted Williams - From Rocker to Stuntman and how the time may be right for Indie Artists... #94
Blowing Smoke with Twisted Rico
Our friend Ted Williams, who played in Pittsburgh bands like Eviction and The Volcano Dogs, has made a whole new career for himself working regularly on films and TV shows like Wonder Woman and Gotham, and it all started cause he had "the right look". Ted joins us for an interview and we also talk about how being an Indie Artist these days is not a bad thing in our New Music Trends segment, plus new music from Geoff Palmer and Grand Evolution.... Music The Charms "So Pretty"(theme song) Geoff Palmer "Many More Drugs" Grand Evolution "Wish" Recorded by Mike Nashawaty on June 5, 2021 at Voice Motel, Somerville MA support the podcast: patreon.com/twistedrico --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/blowingsmoketr/support
Nomar Garciaparra on His Relationship with Ted Williams, All-Star Career, ROY Campaign
Major League Beginnings Podcast
(103) The Nats' Ted Williams, a Mets-Braves-Phillies Fight to the Death, and the Wet Dishrag Marlins : Storylines in the NL East
The Baseball Rabbi Podcast
The National League East looks like baseball's best division; four teams are among baseball's top thirteen, and its worst team may be better than the worst team in any other division. There are plenty of storylines to go around, including a discussion of the stars-and-scrubs Nationals, the pitching-rich Mets (and they can hit, too), the hitting-rich Braves (and they can pitch, too), the surprisingly good looking Phillies (who might be able to take the division), and the not surprisingly terrible Marlins who, as Pesach will tell you, stink. All this and more is inside for lucky Baseball Rabbi consumers, so listen now to become an educated connoisseur of America's national pastime (for now). Join the Baseball Rabbi team as a Patreon subscriber! Go to https://www.patreon.com/baseballrabbipodcast for bonus episodes, Baseball Rabbi merch, and more!
Ted Williams hits 3 run walk off homerun - 1941 All Star Game
This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind
On July 8, 1941, at Briggs Stadium, Boston Red Sox star Ted Williams, hitting .405 at the break, hits a dramatic two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, off Chicago Cubs P Claude Passeau giving the American League a 7-5 win in the All-Star Game. Williams's 4 RBI are matched by National League SS Arky Vaughan, who hits homers in the 7th and 8th. The “Splendid Splinter’s” dramatic drive on a 1-1 came off a Passeau, his blast off the right-field press box makes the Briggs Stadium game was the first Midsummer Classic decided in the final inning. Joe Gordon and Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees on base. Audio provided by - Classic Radio Broadcast Internet Archieve
Mendocino County Supervisor Ted Williams on Local Government and the Pandemic
Mind Body Health & Politics
Many of you know that I have been active in founding the COVID Response Network (CRN) on the Northern California Coast. We must be prepared to stop this and all future pandemics, and I believe that an effective response begins at the local level.Here in Mendocino County, where I broadcast weekly, we are lucky to have a dedicated Board of Supervisors which responds to the needs of our residents. I recently sat down and spoke with Ted Williams – Supervisor for the 5th District of Mendocino County – about several issues of pressing national concern. Chief among these issues is the on-going COVID pandemic, the rollout of the vaccine, and how much longer we will need to continue measures such as social distancing and mask-wearing.It's rare to hear a public official speak as openly and transparently as Ted did with me.
Karl Ravech joins Buster to discuss Andrelton Simmons opting out with a few games to play, if the Yankees’ historical dominance over the Twins in the playoffs will mean anything if they meet in the postseason, the most disappointing teams this season, Juan Soto’s killer year and who he likes for MVP in each league (6:05). Later, Todd Radom stops by to talk about Guaranteed Rate Field and to administer the weekly quiz (26:06).