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April 9, 1948

April 9, 1948 Where else could a ballplayer’s bout of appendicitis battle for front-page space with Congress approving a military draft, the United States and Great Britain pondering how to deal with Russian hanky-panky? Even if that ballplayer’s name is Ted Williams that seems a bit of a stretch. But with Opening Day looming in 10 days, Williams was sent home to Boston where he would undergo have his appendix removed. The doctor who saw him in New Orleans, where the Red Sox were laying an exhibition game, said Williams could be out for six weeks. But ...

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