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Slugger's death: 1 year later

Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams died one year ago today. He had lived in Citrus Hills for years and served as an early celebrity spokesman for the development, which also was home to his baseball museum and Hitters Hall of Fame. Williams' death received national attention, as would be expected for a baseball legend and military hero. But then the story took a turn for the weird: Williams' grown son spirited his father's remains to the Alcor Life Extension Foundation in Scottsdale, Ariz., to be frozen. In the days, weeks and months that followed, a family dispute and legal battle unfolded.

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