My Life in Baseball

My Life in Baseball

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qHighly successful in knitting together this story of the life of a most remarkable and dedicated player--perhaps the most spirited baseball player ever to have graced the diamond.q--Library Journal. qI find little comfort in the popular picture of Cobb as a spike-slashing demon of the diamond with a wide streak of cruelty in his nature. The fights and feuds I was in have been steadily slanted to put me in the wrong. . . . My critics have had their innings. I will have mine now.q--Ty Cobb qFrank, bitter, trend-setting autobiography.q--USA Today Baseball Weekly qOne of the most remarkable sports books ever written.q--Los Angeles Daily News qThe old Tiger still spits and snarls off the pages.q--Cooperstown Review qOf Ty Cobb let it be said simply that he was the world's greatest ballplayer.q--New York Herald Tribune (1961 editorial on Cobb's death) This Bison Book edition of My Life in Baseball is introduced by Charles C. Alexander, a professor of history at Ohio University, Athens, and the author of a biogrpahy of Ty Cobb.of tillable bottom soil, he had Negroes to work it ... and also a son whom he saw needed some comeuppance. ... I was ashamed to have her see me in overalls doing manual labor. ... Cobb County, Georgia, was laid off in 1832 in his honor.

Title:My Life in Baseball
Author: Ty Cobb, Al Stump
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 1961

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