In this photo from May 14, 1942, Boston Red Sox left fielder Ted Williams (left) tests the arm of Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr before their game against the White Sox in Chicago. Doerr, a Hall of Fame second baseman who was dubbed the “silent captain” by Williams, has died. He was 99. (AP Photo/File)

In this photo from May 14, 1942, Boston Red Sox left fielder Ted Williams (left) tests the arm of Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr before their game against the White Sox in Chicago. Doerr, a Hall of Fame second baseman who was dubbed the “silent captain” by Williams, has died. He was 99. (AP Photo/File)

Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at the age of 99

The Hall-of-Fame second baseman was a friend and teammate of Ted Williams

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