Ty Cobb by Charles C. Alexander

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Ty Cobb was one of the most famous baseball players who ever 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.
 

About Charles C. Alexander

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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.
 
Published April 5, 1984 by Oxford University Press. 304 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Sports & Outdoors, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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A diligent, weak-kneed life of cagey, ferocious Ty Cobb (1886-1961)—probably baseball's most spectacular player, and maybe its craziest.

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