Ty Cobb - a good guy?

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This guy seemed to do a nice job on this but who knows I guess. Ken Burns a parrot?

Great read thanks for posting GO.

I'm going with the guy was a much nicer guy than he was portrayed to be I believe this guy did some nice homework.
 
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This guy seemed to do a nice job on this but who knows I guess. Ken Burns a parrot?

Great read thanks for posting GO.

I'm going with the guy was a much nicer guy than he was portrayed to be I believe this guy did some nice homework.
Agree. Who knows, but definitely my assumption based on stories that he was an all time hated racist no-good etc. is likely wrong.
 
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Thanks, G0. I think this article is closer to the truth. I'm sure you heard that Cobb was loaded post-baseball due to shrewd investing. He was in on GM and Coke early. I heard he supported many destitute ball players over the years.
 
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There's a lot of revisionist history in sports for whatever reasons. Consider the timing Ty Cobb was painted as evil and how he was considered evil. I do know he got along very well with Babe Ruth.
 

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