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That time a hall of famer and his mom went fishing together

This is a story about my mother, Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Ted Williams and a fishing trip they took together more than 60 years ago. My tale is also about a wonderful kindness Williams did for Mom decades after their chance meeting.
In 1956, my family moved from Los Angeles to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The same year, the old Sears, Roebuck and Co. had just broken ground on the island for its first store outside the continental U.S.
In the mid-1950s, Sears signed Williams to glad-hand and sent him to Puerto Rico to celebrate its grand ...


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