Ty Cobb

1886 - 1961

Ty Cobb

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 2,985,181 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular baseball player.

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Among baseball players, Ty Cobb ranks 8 out of 36Before him are Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, and Ichiro Suzuki. After him are Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Yogi Berra, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, and Willie Mays.

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Among people born in 1886, Ty Cobb ranks 103Before him are Nobutake Kondō, Victor McLaglen, Ferenc Münnich, Fernand Crommelynck, Paul Lévy, and Wilhelm Marschall. After him are Al Jolson, Constant Permeke, Ernst May, Kid Ory, John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort, and Armin T. Wegner. Among people deceased in 1961, Ty Cobb ranks 61Before him are Bulbul, Archduchess Maria Annunciata of Austria, Otto Ruge, Anna May Wong, Morris Travers, and Fyodor Kuznetsov. After him are Mihail Sadoveanu, Thomas Beecham, Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Václav Talich, Hubert Van Innis, and Nina Bari.

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Among people born in United States, Ty Cobb ranks 3,021 out of 12,171Before him are Robin Tunney (1972), The Miz (1980), Charlie Munger (1924), James Forrestal (1892), Bud Abbott (1897), and Pam Grier (1949). After him are Besse Cooper (1896), Richard Lester (1932), Scott Carpenter (1925), Henry Morgenthau Jr. (1891), Joseph Valachi (1904), and Frances E. Allen (1932).