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About Ty Cobb
Ty Cobb was a top American baseball player who played as an outfielder. He spent almost his whole playing career with the Detroit Tigers, which he joined in 1905. After roughly 22 years with the Tigers, he joined the Philadelphia Athletics in 1927.
His mum, Amanda Chitwood Cobb, shot and killed his dad, William Herschel Cobb in 1905. He had two junior siblings. He had been in two different marriages and was blessed with three children, though two died at a very young age.
From 1907 to 1915, he won nine batting trophies. In total, Cobb received 12 batting trophies before he retired from the game.
In 1936, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
In 1921, he was named a player/manager of Detroit Tigers.
He was ranked third in Sporting News’ “100 Greatest Baseball Players” in 1998.
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Famous quotes by Ty Cobb
Don't come home a failure.Ty Cobb
Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.Ty Cobb
I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.Ty Cobb
Ty Cobb's Popularity
Ty Cobb was a famous American baseball player, who was born on December 18, 1886. As a person born on this date, Ty Cobb is listed in our database as the 66th most popular celebrity for the day (December 18) and the 39th most popular for the year (1886).
People born on December 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Ty Cobb is the 1857th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Ty Cobb's birthday, Ty Cobb is the 14059th most famous American.
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