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One Of Over 38 Hand Written Letters By Ted Williams Circa 1952-1954 To Evelyn Turner (nee Wood) Of Coral Gables Florida. Ted Williams And Evelyn Turner Dated For Nearly 10 Years At A Time When Ted Was Married. Enclosed In The Letter From Ted, Written While In Korea Are His Inner Thoughts And Love For Evelyn. He Details Military Life, Daily Missions, Training, And Locations. One Of The Letter Details The Events Surrounding Ted Being Shot Down , Skidding Down The Runway And Escaping The Plane Moments Before It Exploded. He Describes Personal Trying Times Such As The Death Of His Father, His Feelings On The War, Other Personal Problems. This If From The Mind Of Ted Williams Away From Baseball, The Man Who Flew Fighter Jets, Fell In Love With Evelyn, Loved To Hunt And Fish. The Collection Is Being Broken Up Into Individual Letters And Items. Ted Is Back In Cherry Point North Carolina And Describing Night Flying And How "ike" Was Elected President. He Spoke About The Information Evelyn Provided Regarding How To Get A Deferment And Instead eLected To Stay In. This Was A Source Of Pride For Ted Which Had Nothing To Do With Baseball.

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November 5 1952 Letter Written By Ted Williams

Estimate $500 - $700Jan 3, 2018