Ty Cobb

1886 - 1961

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Tyrus Raymond Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed "The Georgia Peach", was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. He was born in rural Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team's player-manager, and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ty Cobb has received more than 3,768,314 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Ty Cobb is the 8th most popular baseball player (up from 9th in 2019), the 3,129th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,019th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Baseball Player.

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Among baseball players, Ty Cobb ranks 8 out of 70Before him are Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, and Cy Young. After him are Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Ichiro Suzuki, and Willie Mays.

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Among people born in 1886, Ty Cobb ranks 110Before him are Tarsila do Amaral, Paul Lévy, Ernst May, Pierre Benoit, Victor Boin, and Taimur bin Feisal. After him are Wilhelm Marschall, Salvador de Madariaga, Fernand Crommelynck, Fred Quimby, Ferenc Münnich, and Armin T. Wegner. Among people deceased in 1961, Ty Cobb ranks 59Before him are Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, Milan Stojadinović, Hélène Dutrieu, Bulbul, Vanessa Bell, and Grandma Moses. After him are Edith Wilson, Otto Ruge, Thomas Beecham, Mihail Sadoveanu, Charles D. B. King, and Elia Dalla Costa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ty Cobb ranks 3,129 out of 15,968Before him are Dennis Farina (1944), Halsey (1994), James Remar (1953), Gary Coleman (1968), Barry Goldwater (1909), and Jerry Siegel (1914). After him are David Janssen (1931), Charles Tilly (1929), Robert H. Jackson (1892), Michael V. Gazzo (1923), Chad Smith (1961), and John D. Rockefeller III (1906).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Ty Cobb ranks 7Before him are Babe Ruth (1895), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Jackie Robinson (1919), Lou Gehrig (1903), Hank Aaron (1934), and Cy Young (1867). After him are Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), Sandy Koufax (1935), and Nolan Ryan (1947).