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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. He Describes Going On A Napalm Hop Where He Rains Fire Down On The Jungle Below, He Describes How 10 Different Planes Got Hit On That Mission. He Also Describes A Letter He Wrote To Chuck Who Was His Manager And The Quotes Turned Up In The "stars And Stripes" Magazine, So It Will Be The Last Time He Writes To Chuck. He Also Asked Evelyn Not To Tell Chuck Anything.

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June 12 1953 Letter Written By Ted Williams

Estimate $500 - $700Jan 3, 2018