Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb

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Written By: Charles Leerhsen
Narrated By: Malcolm Hillgartner
Date: 11 May 2015
Duration: 15:36:00

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Biographies Sports & Recreation

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Finally-a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history, Ty Cobb. Ty Cobb is baseball royalty, maybe even the greatest player who ever lived. His lifetime batting average is still the highest of all time, and when he retired in 1928, after twenty-one years with the Detroit Tigers and two with the Philadelphia Athletics, he held more than ninety records. But the numbers don't tell half of Cobb's tale. The Georgia Peach was by far the most thrilling player of the era: Ty Cobb could cause more excitement with a base on balls than Babe Ruth could with a grand slam,