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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Ty Cobb (1886-1961)
Cobb was born in The Narrows in Banks County, on December 18, 1886, the first of three children.
Cobb still holds the record for most steals of home, with more than fifty (the exact total is in dispute).
In 1963 Cobb was one of the first three professional athletes to be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, and in 1998 the citizens of Royston opened a museum in his honor.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-733   (1303 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Biography
Cobb threw with his right hand, but trained himself to bat from the left side of the plate (it was a step closer to first).
Cobb was disliked widely by the press and opponents, and today is remembered for his violent behavior off the field and for his racist attitudes.
Ty Cobb died in 1961, in Atlanta, Georgia and was interred in the Royston, Georgia town cemetery.
www.myclassiclyrics.com /artist_biographies/Ty_Cobb_Biography.htm   (1893 words)

  
 ESPN Classic - He was a pain ... but a great pain
Cobb was a 6-foot-1, 175-pounder who threw right (average arm) and batted left.
Amanda Cobb saw the figure, took a shotgun that was in the bedroom, and fired twice.
Amanda Cobb was arrested on a charge of voluntary manslaughter, but she was acquitted the following spring after testifying she had mistaken her husband for an intruder.
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 Ty Cobb | The BASEBALL Page
Cobb was primarily a center fielder, with the notable exception of the Tigers pennant years of 1907-1909.
Ty walked against Chesbro his next time up, and with Sam Crawford in front of him on second base, Cobb was out on the backend of a double steal attempt, but it did little to dampen the day for the Tigers, as they vanquished the Highlanders, 5-3.
Cobb actually toed the rubber three times in his career, He did it twice in 1918 at the tail-end of the season, when he thought he may never play again (he was off to serve in the war).
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/cobbty01.php   (2994 words)

  
 Ty Cobb
I have been fascinated by Ty Cobb and the things that he did both on and off the field for several years now, and I do not pretend to be unbiased.
His is a story that must be told, and this is the medium which I have chosen to tell this version of Cobb's story.
Cobb stealing third in New York in baseball's most famous action photograph.
wso.williams.edu /~jkossuth/cobb   (277 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Health Care System
Ty Cobb Healthcare System's vision is to be the model of integrated health care that meets needs across the continuum of care from birth to dignified death.
Ty Cobb dedicated Cobb Memorial Hospital to the Glory of God and in loving memory of William Herschel and Amanda Cobb.
Ty Cobb Healthcare System is a private self-supporting nonprofit health care organization geared toward serving the community.
www.tycobbhealthcare.org   (417 words)

  
 Legends of the Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is said that Cobb kept his spikes sharpened before every game because he believed that he 'owned' the basepaths and no opposing player was going to get in his way unless he wanted to risk injury.
It is ironic to think that as his greatness was blossoming, Ty Cobb was almost traded in 1907 to the Cleveland (Naps) Indians for Elmer Flick (HOF'r).
Cobb was put on the block by his manager, Hughie Jennings, who was exasperated by Cobb's antics.
www.deadball.com /cobb.htm   (260 words)

  
 Ty Cobb
Ty Cobb was one of the game's true legends - books have been written about him and films made of his life story.
Cobb's career records of 4,191 base hits and 892 steals each stood for about 60 years, and his single-season mark of 96 steals in 1915 withstood the assault of base runners for almost 50 years.
In 1912, a fan was riding Cobb mercilessly from behind the dugout; when Cobb could take no more, he charged into the stands and beat the fan senseless - Cobb was suspended, and his Detroit Tigers refused to take the field until he ws reinstated (baseball's first strike).
www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Cobb.html   (847 words)

  
 Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb, The Georgia Peach
Another Ty Cobb record that may never be broken is his nine consecutive years leading the American League in batting average.
Cobb was elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York in 1936.
Ty Cobb was very wealthy when he died.
ngeorgia.com /people/cobbt.html   (2148 words)

  
 The Official Web Site of Ty Cobb; Biography of Ty Cobb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
When Ty went off to play professional baseball, his father sternly warned him, "Don't come home a failure." It is unlikely that anyone can beat his lifetime batting average.
Cobb appreciated the value of a dollar and engaged in annual haggles with Detroit executives before signing his contract.
Cobb's earnings were invested wisely, mostly in General Motors and Coca-Cola stock, which made him very wealthy and probably baseball's first millionaire.
www.cmgww.com /baseball/cobb/bio.html   (543 words)

  
 Cobb and Those Outside Baseball
Cobb drew his knife and slashed Stansfield, while Stansfield drew his pistol and hit Cobb again with the nightstick.
It was at this point that people alerted Cobb to Lueker's handicap—he had lost three fingers on one hand and all of his other hand in an industrial accident.
Cobb was an extremely high-strung man who used violence and fighting as ways to defend his honor, his wife, his team, or anything that was important to him.
wso.williams.edu /~jkossuth/cobb/race.htm   (930 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Collection 97-30   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Will Cobb was a fan of baseball at the time when legend, Ty Cobb was at the height of his career and Virginia City townsfolk assumed Will would name his son after "the Georgia Peach," and so he was named.
Cobb married Olga Glusovich of Tonopah in 1939.
Other early Cobb works which are part of this collection include his article "Dan De Quille" which appeared in the Nevada State Prison publication, The Rainbow (February 1936); and a spoof of the official University of Nevada student newspaper, titled Sagelush (the official title is Sagebrush), December 11, 1936.
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 Today in History: July 18
Cobb began his professional career at the age of eighteen with the Detroit Tigers with which he played twenty-two of his twenty-four seasons.
Cobb, born in Narrows, Georgia and nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," was known for his temper as well as for his outstanding athletic ability.
Cobb made use of his reputation as an aggressive (often dirty) base runner to intimidate infielders, stealing 892 bases during his professional career.
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 Ty Cobb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
          Tyrus Raymond Cobb was born December 18, 1886, in Narrows, Georgia.
  Ty Cobb was one of the first five players to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.
Ty Cobb died in Atlanta, Georgia on July 17, 1961.
www.promotega.org /asu00018/people/tycobb.htm   (342 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Educational Foundation
The Foundation was established by the late Tyrus R. Cobb for the purpose of assisting capable and deserving residents of Georgia who need financial assistance in completing their college education.
Although Ty Cobb's top annual salary as a baseball player was less than $40,000, his shrewd investments made him a financial success at an early age.
Cobb's financial prosperity eventually allowed him to establish a scholarship program that has to date assisted thousands of Georgians to attend college.
www.tycobbfoundation.com   (153 words)

  
 Ty Cobb discussion - Baseball Fever
Cobb's Black Ink score of 150 is the second highest total in baseball history and he reached this total by age 32.
Cobb was fortunate that just as he was entering his decline phase the live ball was introduced.
Cobb was dominant up to 1919, due to the ball favored his particular speed/brains type style.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=28107   (4076 words)

  
 Ty Cobb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cobb was born in Narrows, Georgia as the first of three children to Amanda Chitwood Cobb and William Herschel Cobb.
Ty spent his first years in baseball as a member of the Royston Rompers and the semi-pro Royston Reds.
Cobb felt that it was his mind games that caused Jackson to "fall off" to a final average of.408, while Cobb himself sailed home with a.420 average, 248 hits, 147 runs scored, 127 RBI, 83 stolen bases, and the league lead in doubles, triples, and slugging average.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ty_Cobb   (5284 words)

  
 Ty Cobb | BaseballLibrary.com
Cobb's batting title in 1907 was the first of 12, still a record, and first of nine in a row, also a record.
Cobb had 30 outfield assists in 1907, led the league in assists in 1908, and finished his career second all-time in assists and double plays among outfielders.
In 1911 Cobb set an AL record by hitting in 41 straight games, but Shoeless Joe Jackson was challenging Cobb for the batting title when the Tigers visited Jackson's Indians for a six-game set late in the season, the occasion of another apocryphal story.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/C/Cobb_Ty.stm   (11383 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Quotations by Baseball Almanac
"(Ty) Cobb lived off the field as though he wished to live forever.
Ty Cobb's batting fundamentals list is still considered a proper batting technique, quite legendary, and included here on Baseball Almanac.
Check all our other hitting charts as Ty Cobb is still ranked at or near the top in batting average, stolen bases, hits, runs scored and more.
baseball-almanac.com /quotes/quocobb.shtml   (1122 words)

  
 TyCobb.org - The Unofficial Home of The Georgia Peach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Ty Cobb "The Georgia Peach" is considered the greatest baseball player of the dead ball era, which occurred in the early 1900's.
Cobb played for the Detroit Tigers for the majority of his career, but also played his last two years as a Philadelphia Athletic.
Ty Cobb was the leading vote getter of the inaugural class of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.
www.tycobb.org   (98 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Ty Cobb was born on Saturday, December 18, 1886, in Narrows, Georgia.
Cobb was 18 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 30, 1905, with the Detroit Tigers.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Ty Cobb baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=cobbty01   (287 words)

  
 Ty Cobb — Infoplease.com
Cobb as role model: Ty Cobb in Juvenile periodical literature: 1907-29.
Ty Cobb.(comparing Ty Cobb and Edgar Allan Poe)
Thorstein Veblen, Ty Cobb, and the evolution of an institution.(Petco Park)
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 ESPN.com: He was a pain ... but a great pain
Ty Cobb knew only one way to play: Full out, and he didn't care about anybody who didn't share that belief.
The Georgia Peach was a southern Protestant who hated northerners, Catholics, fls and apparently anybody else who was different from him.
Gone, though, is the treasured record of 4,191 hits, broken by Pete Rose 57 years later.
espn.go.com /sportscentury/features/00014142.html   (1248 words)

  
 Ty Cobb vs Oscar Charleston - Baseball Fever
Everyone used to say that Oscar Charleston was the fl Ty Cobb.
Spot Poles was the man who was frequently called the fl Ty Cobb.
Anyway, I go with Oscar, he was probably slightly behind as a hitter, but he was a tremendous fielder, and Cobb was decent in the field in his youth, but was never anything spectacular at all.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=33264   (776 words)

  
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We are very pleased to support Ty Cobb for State Assembly to bring his energy, enthusiasm, and particular expertise to this office to help us with the important work ahead.
Ty is an intelligent young attorney who will represent Northern Nevada well in the Legislature.
It is important for law enforcement to have good people like Ty in the Assembly to work with to ensure that the people of District 26 have the same quality of life and level of safety in the future that they have come to expect.”
www.votetycobb.com   (616 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Made His 4,000th Hit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
If it were 1927, you might have named Babe Ruth or Ty Cobb.
Cobb is considered by many to be the greatest offensive player in baseball history.
In this baseball card from 1912, Cobb is stealing third base.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/jazz/cobb_1   (92 words)

  
 Ty Cobb | National Baseball Hall of Fame
Ty Cobb may have been baseball's greatest player, if not the game's fiercest competitor.
His batting accomplishments are legendary - a lifetime average of.367, 297 triples, 4,191 hits, 12 batting titles (including nine in a row), 23 straight seasons in which he hit over.300, three.400 seasons (topped by a.420 mark in 1911), and 2,245 runs.
View the Hall of Fame ballot from the year Ty Cobb was inducted.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/cobb_ty.htm   (238 words)

  
 Cobb (1994)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Trivia: Despite how he was portrayed in the film, the real Mickey Cochrane as able to manage the Detriot Tigers to a play off appearance and serve in WW II.
Goofs: Anachronisms: In the panoramic shot of of downtown Reno, modern-day casinos are visible that did not exist when Ty Cobb lived in the area.
Ty Cobb: (pauses) He could run okay for a fat man.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0109450   (356 words)

  
 Ty Cobb Health Care System - Privacy Statement
Ty Cobb Health Care System - Privacy Statement
As Required by the Privacy Regulations Promulgated Pursuant to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 [HIPAA], This notice describes how health information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
All owned facilities and services of the Ty Cobb Healthcare System, Inc. will follow the terms of this privacy notice.
www.tycobbhealthcare.org /privacy.html   (2724 words)

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