Tale of the Tape: Ted Williams vs. Ted Williams!

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They share the same name, but little else.

In this edition of the THG Tale of the Tape, we compare Rex Sox legend Ted Williams with golden-voiced homeless man Ted Williams. What are their similarities? Differences? Who will prevail in a personal 10-round battle? Let's find out...

1. NICKNAME ...
Ted Williams: Teddy Ballgame
Ted Williams: The Man with the Golden Voice
Edge: Ted Williams (Homeless dude)

  • Baseball Ted Williams
  • Ted Williams Picture

2. SIGNIFICANCE of #9...
Ted Williams: Jersey number
Ted Williams: Number of kids
Edge: Ted Williams (Homeless dude)

3. FINAL AT-BAT...
Ted Williams: Home run
Ted Williams: TBD
Edge: Ted Williams (Red Sox player)

4. MOST INFAMOUS SCANDAL...
Ted Williams: Freezing of corpse
Ted Williams: Possible work as a pimp
Edge: Ted Williams (Red Sox player)

5. PERMANENT RESIDENCE...
Ted Williams: Cooperstown, New York
Ted Williams: N/A
Edge: Ted Williams (Red Sox player)

6. FAMOUSLY HIT...
Ted Williams: .406
Ted Williams: It off with the nation
Edge: Tie.

7. HELPED INSPIRE...
Ted Williams: Roy Hobbs in The Natural
Ted Williams: Bored workers in cubicles everywhere
Edge: Ted Williams (Homeless dude)

8. CAREER HITS...
Ted Williams: 2,654 (MLB)
Ted Williams: 455,676 (YouTube)
Edge: Ted Williams (Homeless dude)

9. MOST MEMORABLE SHOT...
Ted Williams: 520-foot blast into right field stands at Fenway
Ted Williams: These
Edge: Ted Williams (Red Sox player)

10. FAVORITE STRETCH OF HIGHWAY...
Ted Williams: Ted Williams Tunnel on I-90
Ted Williams: Anything providing shelter
Edge: Ted Williams (Red Sox player)

THE VERDICT: This one was close. But the Hall of Famer takes it by a final count of 5-4-1. If the other Williams takes full advantage of his second chance - whether it's giving speeches to addicts or driving in a key playoff run - we may have to revisit this Tale.

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