1946 Ted Williams’ Jacket
This fabulous 1946 post war Boston Red Sox jacket belonged to the man who defines the storied Beantown legacy. Displaying a rare marriage of skill and character, the widely esteemed best pure hitter in history transcended the sport of baseball, and now stands on a pedestal for all to worship. The late Ted Williams wore this jacket immediately following his time in the service. After returning home to his yearning New England fans, Ted Williams showed the world what the Red Sox were missing in the years of his absence, homering in his first at-bat. With that single perfect feat, he recaptured the fascination of a nation proving once again that he was the best pure hitter in the game. Navy Red Sox button down jacket with furry wool interior is pure vintage Red Sox with the two socks design embroidered onto the left breast. Teddy Baseball’s number “9” embroidered onto a small patch on the inside of the right lapel at the bottom. Tattered around the edges of the trim with a few team repairs on the sleeves. Collar tagging is “Tim McAuliffe” (faded and worn) with a [size] 48 tag to its right. This was originally a gift to longtime hunting companion of the late great Ted Williams, handed down to the gentleman’s grandson. Our consignor has now offered it up for public sale for the first time after holding onto it since the 1980’s out of respect for his grandfather and Ted Williams, who is now deceased. To the purchaser of this item, our consignor will also warmly extend to you the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to personally meet him, in order to relate more information about the heritage of Ted William’s personally owned jacket, if the purchaser so desires. Included is the LOA from our consignor, as well as a lengthy article explaining the ties Ted Williams had to the area from which the jacket was begotten. A wonderful testament to the greatness of the legend of “The Kid.” As all who knew him well can attest, if you treated him right and he liked you, he would give you the shirt off his back, or in this case the jacket.
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