Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived – American Masters

Monday, July 23, at 9pm on ThinkTV16

Explore the star player’s complicated relationships with his family, teammates, press, fans and himself through in-depth interviews with those who knew him best. This documentary demonstrates the power of the heroic myth-making culture in which Williams flourished.

American Masters: Ted Williams will also look at the impact the iconic hitter has had on the current generation of stars in Major League Baseball. Superstars like Kris Bryant, Daniel Murphy and Josh Donaldson have credited Williams’ methods to hitting as guides in their own approach today.