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John Underwood

Biography

John Underwood

John Underwood has written eight books, including THE DEATH OF AN AMERICAN GAME and SPOILED SPORT. Two were bestsellers: MY TURN AT BAT, with Ted Williams, and BEAR, with Bear Bryant. Underwood has been an award-winning staffer at the Miami Herald and Sports Illustrated, and has written for Life, Reader's Digest, and The New York Times. The father of six, Underwood makes his home in Miami, Florida, with his wife, Donna, and two of their children.

John Underwood

Books by John Underwood

by John Underwood - American, Baseball, Biography, Entertainment, Nonfiction, Sports

Ever wonder what it would be like to go back in time to have a conversation with a legend? IT'S ONLY ME: The Ted Williams We Hardly Knew allows readers to experience the baseball great’s views and personality through the immediacy of recorded conversations and personal stories. Author John Underwood has collected the most powerful and poignant moments from his previously unreleased archive of discussions with Williams to set the record straight on a misunderstood icon. This book and its audio CD companion paint a sensitive and nuanced portrait of an American icon, one that reveals a side of Williams’ character and personality never before glimpsed by the American public. It’s Ted Williams at his most unguarded.