A high-quality reproduction based on Dave Hobrecht's original charcoal and pastel painting of all-time great Boston Red Sox legend, baseball Hall of Famer and American war hero, Ted Williams. Williams was nicknamed both Teddy Ballgame and the Splendid Splinter and was the greatest hitter of his generation. Williams earned two AL MVPs, two Triple Crowns, and was a 17-time All Star. He had a lifetime batting average of .344 and was the last Major Leaguer to hit .400 when he hit .406 in 1941. Not only did Williams hit for average, he was a prolific home run hitter, collecting 521 career homers despite missing three prime seasons while serving his country as a fighter pilot in World War II and parts of two other seasons as a combat aviator in the Korean War. Available in Black.