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Ty Cobb
     

Ty Cobb

by Charles C. Alexander
 

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Ty Cobb was one of the most famous baseball players who every lived. The author puts Cobb into the context of his times, describing the very different game on the field then, and successfully probes Cobb's complex personality.

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Ty Cobb was one of the most famous baseball players who every lived. The author puts Cobb into the context of his times, describing the very different game on the field then, and successfully probes Cobb's complex personality.

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"Anyone who likes baseball will enjoy reading this book."—Sparky Anderson

"Impressive....Valuable....An often fascinating analysis of Cobb's personality."—The New York Times Book Review

"Crisply written, a splendid addition to the sports-biography shelf."—Chicago Sun-Times

"Now, thanks to...Charles Alexander, comes a biography of the 'Georgia Peach' that is carefully researched, crisply written and all too revealing."—San Francisco Chronicle

"No baseball fan will want to pass up this book....Alexander has performed that magical feat of creating Ty Cobb, warts and all....It's a wonderful, wonderful book."—Newsday

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199923236
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/16/1985
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Charles C. Alexander is Professor of History at Ohio University. He is the author of a number of books including Here the Country Lies: Nationalism and the Arts in Twentieth-Century America and Holding the Line: The Eisenhower Era.

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