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Ty Cobb

Baseball (18-Dec-1886 — 17-Jul-1961)


Charles C. Alexander. Ty Cobb. Oxford University Press. 1985. 304pp.

Richard Bak. Peach: Ty Cobb in His Time and Ours. Ann Arbor, MI: Ann Arbor Media. 2005.

John Dennis McCallum. Ty Cobb. Praeger. 1975. 225pp.

John Dennis McCallum. The Tiger Wore Spikes: An Informal Biography of Ty Cobb. Barnes. 1956. 240pp.

Tom Stanton. Ty and the Babe: Baseball's Fiercest Rivals: A Surprising Friendship and the 1941 Has-beens Golf Championship. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press. 2007. 290pp.

Al Stump. Cobb: The Life and Times of the Meanest Man Who Ever Played Baseball. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books. 1994.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.219)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.324)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.209)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.141)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.116)

  10. American Lives: Sports (vol.1, pp.174-76)

  11. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.516)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.538-40)

  13. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.861)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.51)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.260)

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