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18/12/1886 Baseball player Ty Cobb is born

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History in Five: The Real Ty Cobb

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1955 Rare Ty Cobb interview about his baseball career

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Century-Old Ty Cobb Baseball Cards Found

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Pawn Stars: Ty Cobb, Joe Sewell Game Used Signed Bat (Season 12) | History

Tyrus Cobb was an American Major League Baseball outfielder. He spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last 6 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 - 98.2%.