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Two unmatched MLB stars, opposite in many ways

The two greatest players of their time: The gregarious, generous Ted Williams, and the regal yet penurious Joe DiMaggio.
The two greatest players of their time: The gregarious, generous Ted Williams, and the regal yet penurious Joe DiMaggio.Credit: ABE FOX/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Last of three articles adapted from “The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams,” by Ben Bradlee Jr., to be published Tuesday by Little, Brown and Company.

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