Ty Cobb

$650.00

Categories: , ,

Description

Ty Cobb

Oil on paper, 42 cm x 30 cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inches
Price includes Postage and Packaging

Center fielder / Manager
Born: December 18, 1886
Narrows, Georgia
Died: July 17, 1961 (aged 74)
Atlanta, Georgia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 30, 1905, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 11, 1928, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .367
Hits 4,191
Home runs 117
Runs batted in 1,938
Stolen bases 892
Managerial record 479–444
Winning % .519
Teams
As player

  • Detroit Tigers (1905–1926)
  • Philadelphia Athletics (1927–1928)

As manager

  • Detroit Tigers (1921–1926)
Career highlights and awards
  • AL MVP (1911)
  • Triple Crown (1909)
  • 12× AL batting champion (1907–1915, 1917–1919)
  • AL home run leader (1909)
  • 4× AL RBI leader (1907–1909, 1911)
  • 6× AL stolen base leader (1907, 1909, 1911, 1915–1917)
  • Name honored by the Tigers
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team
  • MLB record .367 career batting average
Member of the National
Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg Baseball Hall of Fame Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg Empty Star.svg
Induction 1936
Vote 98.2% (first ballot)
Military career
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch Seal of the United States Department of War.png United States Army
Years of service 1918
Rank US-O3 insignia.svg Captain
Unit Chemical Warfare Service
1st Gas Regiment
Battles/wars World War I

  • Western Front