My Life in Baseball


My Life in Baseball

The True Record

Ty Cobb
With Al Stump
Introduction by Charles C. Alexander

315 pages


January 1993


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Author Bio

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 biography of Ty Cobb.


"Highly 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."—Library Journal

"Frank, bitter, trend-setting autobiography."—USA Today Baseball Weekly

"One of the most remarkable sports books ever written."—Los Angeles Daily News

"The old Tiger still spits and snarls off the pages."—Cooperstown Review

"Of Ty Cobb let it be said simply that he was the world's greatest ballplayer."—New York Herald Tribune (1961 editorial on Cobb's death)

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