Ty Cobb : A Biography (Hardcover) - Holmes, Dan

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When the National Baseball Hall of Fame inducted its first class of players in 1936, Ty Cobb received more votes than any other player-even more than did fellow inductee Babe Ruth. Cobb, known as the "Georgia Peach," was universally recognized as the best player from the "dead ball" era. He also had the reputation of being its most ferocious player. His fierce determination to succeed helped Cobb equal or surpass more offensive records than any other player, and his career average of .367 is still the highest of all time. Cobb's unyielding and often ferocious work ethic, though, made him many enemies, and his occasional episodes of violence marked an otherwise impeccable career. Baseball author Dan Holmes offers a fresh and fair-handed look at the life of baseball's first true superstar.

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Publisher Greenwood Pub Group
Mfg Part# 9780313328695
SKU 39805518
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0313328692
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 1T
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Editors Note A biography of the National Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb who is recognized as one of the greatest hitters in baseball history, discusses his offensive records, personality, and work ethic.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0176
Publisher Greenwood
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