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Ty Cobb(1886-1961)

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Basball Player Name: Ty Cobb

Time period of Play: 1905-1928

Position of Play: Outfielder

Born in Narrows, Georgia, Ty Cobb was indeed a noted American outfielder. He spent nearly 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers.
Recognized for his outstanding talent, he is one of the best baseball players world has seen so far. He is honored with not less than 90 major league baseball records. Still today, he has successfully retained some of his records.
Ted is among the few players to receive maximum no. of votes on the inaugural Baseball hall of fame ballot. At the tender age of 20 years, Cobb was the youngest player to succeed in a battling championship. In his entire baseball career, it was four times when he won first, second, and third position in the same inning. In his later part of life, he was signed for the position of manager of Detroit Tigers Team. His 22-year baseball career gave him unimaginable prestige and wealth.
On September 1, 1928 he announced his retirement and took leave from baseball. But, still today he is counted as one of the great baseball players history has seen so far.
 
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Personal Information

Full Name: Tyrus Raymond Cobb
Born: December 18, 1886
Died: July 17, 1961
Playing Position: Outfielder
 
 

Career

MLB debut was in August 30, 1905 for the Detroit Tigers and Last MLB appearance was in September 11, 1928 for the Philadelphia Athletics
 
Batting Average   .366
Home Runs    117
Hits    4,189
Runs Batted In    1,939
 
 

Teams

Detroit Tigers (1905-1926)
Philadelphia Athletics (1927-1928)
 

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