The painting of Mr. Cobb was done by Dick Perez, one of America's foremost artists of famous baseball players. Contact Mr. Perez - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cobb was the first player elected to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY in 1936 with 222 of 226 votes.Babe Ruth finished 2nd.
"He was a cross between a tidal wave, cyclone and earthquake-fire, wind and water, Then out of the air comes the glitter of steel, plus ten tons of dynamite hitched to a spark." Grantland Rice
A famous iconic photo of Cobb sliding into third base. This is one of baseball's most famous photos and hangs in the Hall of Fame.
Ty with his famous hands apart batting grip
The Peach won this luxurious Chalmers "30" car valued at $2.700 by winning the batting title in 1911 with a 420 average
He led the Tigers to pennants 1907-08-09
Ty Cobb was not a racist. Pictured here with Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe. Newcombe was the Dodgers starting pitcher for the first game of the 1949 World Series. He shakes hands with Hall of Famer Ty Cobb. With Cobb is nine year old Bruce Howard, a recovering polio victim who threw out the game's first pitch. The Dodgers lost the game 1-0.
The 1918 season was shortened due to the war. Cobb hit 384 winning his 11th batting title. He joined the Chemical Warfare Service of the U. S. Army and was commissioned a Captain.