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WTF???
    #11173628 - 10/03/09 07:32 AM (8 years, 9 months ago)

"PHOENIX (AP) — A new book by a former employee of Alcor, the company that froze Ted Williams' remains, alleges the baseball Hall of Famer's body was mistreated by the company.

Larry Johnson says in the book
'Frozen: My Journey Into the World of Cryonics, Deception and Death' that he watched an Alcor official swing a monkey wrench at Williams' frozen severed head to try to remove a tuna can stuck to it. The first swing accidentally struck the head, Johnson contends, and the second knocked the tuna can loose."

Also,

"Johnson said that an Alcor employee tried in vain to remove the tuna can.

'Then he grabbed a monkey wrench, heaved a mighty swing, missing the tuna can completely but hitting the head dead center,' Johnson wrote. 'Tiny pieces of frozen head sprayed around the room.'"

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/baseball/2009-10-02-ted-williams-book_N.htm?csp=YahooModule_Sports


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Re: WTF??? [Re: ratatonic30]
    #11173739 - 10/03/09 08:52 AM (8 years, 9 months ago)

How'd he get a tuna can stuck to his head?


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Re: WTF??? [Re: Doc_T]
    #11173753 - 10/03/09 09:01 AM (8 years, 9 months ago)

lol This former employee claimed they used tuna cans as "as pedestals for the heads".


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Re: WTF??? [Re: ratatonic30]
    #11174384 - 10/03/09 01:19 PM (8 years, 9 months ago)

Yeah, I read the same article on Deadspin.

Absolutely outrageous.

Hilarious, but he's not my family member.


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