Ty Cobb

Ty Cobb

by Charles C. Alexander
     
 

Probably the most volatile, fear-inspiring presence in baseball history, Ty Cobb was one of the most brilliant players in the game during his twenty-four-year career in the major leagues. Drawing on primary sources and personal interviews, Alexander brings Ty Cobb and his era vividly to life, showing the profound changes that took place in the sport of baseball during… See more details below

Overview

Probably the most volatile, fear-inspiring presence in baseball history, Ty Cobb was one of the most brilliant players in the game during his twenty-four-year career in the major leagues. Drawing on primary sources and personal interviews, Alexander brings Ty Cobb and his era vividly to life, showing the profound changes that took place in the sport of baseball during the tumultuous first half of the twentieth century.

Author Biography: CHARLES C. ALEXANDER, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, has published several important works of American intellectual and cultural history in addition to his other acclaimed baseball books�John McGraw, Our Game: An American Baseball History, Rogers Hornsby: A Biography, and Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era. He is currently working on a biography of Tris Speaker for SMU Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195034141
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/01/1984
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.06(d)
Lexile:
1380L (what's this?)

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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