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  1. Did Ted Williams Want to Be ‘An Immortal Man’?

    Hitting .400 made him a sports legend. But that didn’t satisfy the son of Ted Williams, who froze the head of the Red Sox hitter in hopes of one day reanimating it. Exposés have alleged that the head was mutilated, and now a new documentary re-examines the left fielder’s 2002 deep freeze. Currently in a steel tank with his son — who died in 2004 from leukemia — Williams may not have even agreed to be preserved, unless you believe a signed, oil-stained scrap of paper.

    Grantland 

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