HBO Profiles Baseball Legend, Fly Fisher Ted Williams

July 10, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Ask almost anyone who fished with him, and you’ll probably hear that “the Splendid Splinter” carried his contemptuous demeanor from the baseball field onto Florida’s flats or the Miramichi or wherever else he happened to be fishing. That’s why HBO’s new profile of Williams, which airs Wednesday, July 15, might interest some fly fishers — certainly all those who are baseball fans.