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A Tribute to Ted Williams

Ted Williams

Ted Williams was a hero in the ballpark, on the battlefield, and in the hearts of millions of children suffering from cancer. His tireless efforts on behalf of the Jimmy Fund helped make it the best-loved charity in New England. These stories, photos, and video are a tribute to his extraordinary support of the Jimmy Fund.

Ted Williams photo gallery

Remembering Ted Williams: August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002
A tribute to Ted Williams, upon his death, for his extraordinary support of the Jimmy Fund.

Ted Williams remembered as Jimmy Fund's `all-time all-star'
On July 5, 2002, some 60 Jimmy Fund Clinic patients watched the Red Sox take on the Detroit Tigers at Fenway, the same day the Hall of Famer passed away.

Facts about Ted Williams and the Jimmy Fund
From fundraising events to bedside visits with sick children, Ted would do anything for the Jimmy Fund.

Visit by Red Sox legends honors friend, teammate's memory
Boston Red Sox legends Dom DiMaggio, Bobby Doerr, and Johnny Pesky visited Dana-Farber on May 19, 2005, to honor the memory of their late teammate Ted Williams.

Ted Williams Jimmy Fund Statue unveiled at Fenway Park
On the sunny afternoon of April 16, 2004, a group of Ted's former teammates, friends, and Red Sox and Boston city officials gathered at Fenway Park for the unveiling of the Ted Williams Jimmy Fund Statue.

The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute mourn the loss of longtime supporter, baseball legend Ted Williams
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund mourn the loss of Ted Williams on the day of his death, July 5, 2002.

Ted Williams pays visit as Jimmy Fund's All-Star (PDF)
On July 9, 1999, Ted Williams met Einar "Jimmy" Gustafson in a historic visit to Dana-Farber.

'Lineup for Today: Ted Williams and Friend'
Academy Award-winning actor Bing Crosby is the friend in question in this public service announcement originally presented by the Variety Club of New England and the Boston Red Sox.