Cobb: a biography

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A New York Times Notable Book; Spitball Award for Best Baseball Book of 1994; Basis for a major Hollywood motion picture. Now in paperback, the biography that baseball fans all across the country have been talking about. Al Stump redefined America's perception of one of its most famous sports heroes with this gripping look at a man who walked the line between greatness and psychosis. Based on Stump's interviews with Ty Cobb while ghostwriting the Hall-of-Famer's 1961 autobiography, this award-winning new account of Cobb's life and times reveals both the darkness and the brilliance of the "Georgia Peach." "The most powerful baseball biography I have read."--Roger Kahn, author of THE BOYS OF SUMMER
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9781483074191
156512717
9781565127173
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subject_facet Baseball players -- United States -- Biography, Cobb, Ty, -- 1886-1961, Electronic books, Sports
title_display Cobb : a biography
title_full Cobb : a biography [electronic resource] / Al Stump, Cobb : a biography [electronic resource] Stump, Al., Cobb [eBook] Stump, Al
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topic_facet Baseball players, Cobb, Ty, Electronic books