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Ty Cobb - On And Off The Field

spergSperg on 06/06/2009

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TyCobbOnAndOffTheField Photo Arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, Tyrus Raymond Cobb was probably the most hated baseball player of all time.
Besides holding the career record for highest lifetime batting average, Cobb was also a stellar outfielder and base runner and his accomplishments during his career are many.
Feared and despised by fellow players, by the end of his life, even his children weren't on speaking terms with him.
His on-field trials and tribulations aside, Cobb was beset by personal tragedy as well - his mother shot and killed his father, a killing ruled as accidental, although Cobb speculated that it might have been murder.
A glimpse into the life of a fascinating man.
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Comments (5)
Masterppp  (Level: 1.0)
Wed, 9th Dec '09 9:51 PM


Haydn  (Level: 196.3)
Fri, 19th Jun '09 9:55 PM

Great fun!

Yonux  (Level: 177.7)
Thu, 11th Jun '09 1:49 AM

Well deserved EA. Tough topic, well-written and researched, great quiz.

Tiamat  (Level: 155.7)
Sun, 7th Jun '09 10:15 PM

Tough Quiz. Being an avid Tigers fan, I had to take this quiz but have more to learn about him.

Mwatersfan  (Level: 75.4)
Sat, 6th Jun '09 3:16 PM

Hey Mr. Jackson, thanks for the great quiz!!

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