Man gets 5 life terms for sex trafficking

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Van Lawson Williams of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was sentenced to five life terms in prison for pimping runaway teenage girls.

'What It Takes' writer Cramer dies

CHESTERTOWN, Md., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Richard Cramer, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of the political tome "What It Takes" has died of lung cancer, his daughter said. He was 62.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Baseball recovered, suspect arrested

Baseball recovered, suspect arrested

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 20 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said a Ted Williams-autographed baseball stolen from an 81-year-old fan's home has been recovered and a suspect turned himself in to officers.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
By United Press International
Tim Wakefield announces retirement

Tim Wakefield announces retirement

FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Boston pitcher Tim Wakefield, a knuckleball specialist who won 200 games over a 19-year major league career, said Friday he is retiring.
Red Sox, Ortiz agree to arbitration

Red Sox, Ortiz agree to arbitration

BOSTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday designated hitter David Ortiz had agreed to arbitration, which will keep him with the team for at least another season.

'Golden Voice' man heard in 'Prayer'

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- "A Survivor's Prayer," a song featuring U.S. celebrity Ted Williams, is for sale on Itunes.com, Amazon.com/mp3 and Rhapsody, Golden Voice Media said.

Tight security at Ted Williams' rehab

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The operators of the Texas rehab center treating velvet-voiced vagrant Ted Williams say they have locked down the facility to keep the paparazzi at bay.

Homeless man gets jobs, sees mother

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A homeless man whose YouTube video was seen by more than 5 million people, now has work and is visiting his 92-year-old mother in New York.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Pilot charged with drunken flying … Homeless man's video seeks announcing job … Hurley's 'Lost' numbers hit Mega Millions … Accidental call leads SWAT team to school … The world as we know it from UPI.
Rare 1954 baseball card stolen

Rare 1954 baseball card stolen

FARMINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- New York State Police have asked the public's help in finding a stolen 1954 baseball card valued at $5,500, authorities in Ontario County said.

Exec feared for life in Williams mishap

BOSTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A former official of an Arizona cryonics lab says he was afraid to report that the frozen head of baseball great Ted Williams was hit with a wrench.
Ted Williams claim to prompt lawsuit

Ted Williams claim to prompt lawsuit

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A New York attorney says he will sue an author who claimed the head of the late baseball star Ted Williams was abused at a cryonics facility.

George Kell, .306 career hitter, dies

SWIFTON, Ark., March 24 (UPI) -- Baseball Hall of Famer George Kell, who was selected to 10 All-Star teams in 15 Major-League Baseball seasons, has died. He was 86.
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Ted Williams
LOU99071104 - 11 JULY, 1999 - LOUDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA: Baseball legend and hall of famer Ted Williams waves his hat to the crowd while being applauded at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, Sunday, July 11. Williams was the Grand Marshall for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Jiffy Lube 300. jr/lkm/Lee K. Marriner UPI

As player

As manager

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 21-year Major League Baseball career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1939–1942 and 1946–1960). Williams was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) winner, led the league in batting six times, and won the Triple Crown twice. A nineteen-time All-Star, he had a career batting average of .344, with 521 home runs, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.

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