Tuesday, August 30, 2016
He is a member of both the Baseball Hall of Fame and the International Game Fish Hall of Fame.
Williams is the last man to hit .400 in MLB and is wildly regarded as the greatest hitter who ever lived. Williams was so great that during Joe DiMaggio's historic 56-game hitting streak - Williams actually had a better batting average over those same 56 games.
I was too young to ever see him play but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate both his baseball career and his service to his country.