Ty Cobb

Baseball Player
Born Dec 18, 1886

Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb, nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," was an American Major League Baseball outfielder. He was born in Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team's player-manager, and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. In 1936, Cobb received the most votes of any player on the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, receiving 222 out of a possible 226 votes.… Read More

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1886 Birth Cobb was born in 1886 in Narrows, Georgia, a small rural community of farmers that was not an official city or village at the time. … Read More


1961 75 Years Old He died a month later, on July 17, 1961, at Emory University Hospital. … Read More
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