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    Rare Ty Cobb pictures

    Well since there's a Rare Babe Ruth picture thread, I've decided to make a Rare Ty Cobb picture thread.

    Masters Invitational Golf Tournament: Augusta, Georgia: Ty with Bobby Jones


    Ty against a White Sox team, 1907-09.


    Ty Cobb sliding towards Frank Baker of the Phil. A's, 1909-12


    Ty Cobb with a dog: At home in Atherton, CA, February, 1953


    Ty Cobb teaching the art of swinging


    Ty Cobb posing: 1910


    Ty Cobb and Lajoie: 1910-12, Bennett Park


    Ty Cobb and Navin: April 25, 1913: Ending his holdout and signing with Frank Navin.


    Eddie Collins, Lena Blackburne, Ty Cobb: 1915


    Ty Cobb with a young fan


    I'm sure Ty Cobb experts has already seen all these pictures, but I still wanted to make a new thread about it. Hopefully you guys don't get mad me for doing so. Hopefully you enjoy them as well, because I sure do. I'm a huge fan of Ty Cobb by the way, second favorite player after Babe Ruth, which my grandfather saw both of them play, he's so lucky.

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    Here are some Ty Cobb photos I've found.

    1913


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    Ty Cobb Day celebration, May 10, 1924, Navin Field. Detroit dignitaries presented Ty with a set of classical books.



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    Welcome to Fever, my friend. Ever see our Ty photo gallery? Ty Cobb Photos

    Matter of fact, we have lots of photo galleries. Behold the wonders. This way to the Treasure Room.
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    Historical, Archival Photographs--- Pre-1900 Photos--- Negro L. Photos--- Brooklyn Dodgers Photos---Fever Member's Photos Gallery---Runningshoes Presents: Photo Op---Meet The Sports Writers

    Photos of the following individual players---Hank Aaron---Pete Alexander---Ty Cobb---Eddie Collins---Sam Crawford---Jimmy Foxx---Lou Gehrig---Rogers Hornsby---Joe Jackson---Walter Johnson---Nap Lajoie---Connie Mack---John McGraw---Mickey Mantle---Christy Mathewson---Willie Mays--- Babe Ruth---George Sisler---Tris Speaker---Pie Traynor---Rube Waddell--- Honus Wagner---Ted Williams---Zack Wheat


    Still, some of your photos are wonderful too, and we will be able to find good niches for some of them in our many galleries. Thanks for sharing such great shots, my new friend!!

    Bill

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    Ty Cobb, Detroit, and Joe Jackson, Cleveland, standing alongside each other, each holding bats, 1913


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    Ty Cobb safe at third after making a triple, 8/16/24, Griffith Park.


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    Ty Cobb visits Christy Mathewson, New York, NL during 1911 World Series.


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    Great shots of TY!! My god, Dosen't Cobb look just like his dog in that one photo!
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    Thanks for the welcome William. I've been browsing these forums for a month before joining and I've read a lot of your messages, and you seem to know a lot about Ty Cobb. I wish my grandfather was still alive, he knew a lot about him as well, and I would of told him about these forums. I remember when I was younger he told me a lot of stories about Ty Cobb, he said that he was such joy to watch. He saw him play over 20 times, I'm so jealous. He took a picture of Ty Cobb at a game he went to, but his house burned down and all his baseball pictures got burnt down. It's ashame because they were incredible pictures, and I'm sure you guys would enjoy them a whole lot.

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    Heaven. I'm in heaven! Where did you guys did up these beauties. I've seen some of them before, but never in such pristine resolution, or such enlarged size. Love seeing them enlarged, and without the usual distortion!!

    Kudos to my new-found heroes!! Hope you guys never stop with these treasures. Ty Cobb Photo Gallery will now how a fresh infusion of much needed Red Meat! Umm. Yum yum. So good. Can anyone share the links to the Plunder Room? Pretty please with a cherry on top of the whipped cream??

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    Quote Originally Posted by locke40 View Post
    Ty Cobb safe at third after making a triple, 8/16/24

    Why are the left field stands empty? What team is Cobb and the Tigers playing in this photo?
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    On Saturday 8/16/1924 the Tigers were playing in Washington. Going into that game, the Tigers were a half game behind the Yankees, and the Nats were in third, 2 games out. My guess is that the stands were empty because the fans were waiting for Sunday when Walter Johnson would be pitching.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EdTarbusz View Post
    On Saturday 8/16/1924 the Tigers were playing in Washington. Going into that game, the Tigers were a half game behind the Yankees, and the Nats were in third, 2 games out.
    Nice work Ed.

    Here is another of the great Ty Cobb. Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh NL and Ty Cobb, Detroit AL, 1909.


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    1913.


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    January, 1950: Dr. Stewart D. Brown, with Ty at the opening of his hospital to Royston.


    Detroit owner, Frank Navin, conferring with his manager, Ty Cobb, 1921-22, Navin Park






    With Tris Speaker at Yankee Stadium, 1950's.








    Ty Cobb/Jack Fournier, 1914

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    Here is what we have: http://baseball-fever.com/showpost.p...&postcount=300


    Here is what we were able to find. http://baseball-fever.com/showpost.p...1&postcount=62


    With Judge Landis, about 1921-22.


    Here is what we have. http://baseball-fever.com/showpost.p...&postcount=229


    1928. Wearing a Phil. A's uniform.




    On the Phil. A's, 1927: Eddie Collins on the left, Ty in the middle.

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    7/21/1910


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    Ty Cobb - 1921

    A strange variation on the Detroit "D". Not to mention, the D on his jersey is torn. Looks like he's sporting a black arm-band on his left arm too. ~B (The photo is 1921, and the armband is in tribute to Ray Chapman who was killed the year before. Whenever you see a team with that armband, it's 1921, probably.)


    Second picture, an unbelievable assembly of HOF'ers at Toot's place in NYC including Ty. Could you imagine walking in there that day with a blank baseball for autographs!!
    (This Hall of Fame shot must have been taken in 1951. Foxx/Ott were elected in 1951, and Arlie Latham died November 29, 1952. Also, since Harry Heilmann/Paul Waner were elected in 1952, and do not appear in this photo, it must be at the 1951 Cooperstown induction ceremonies.)

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    Ty's Championship Watch

    Here's a picture of the watch that Ty Cobb received as a member of the 1908 A.L. Champion Detroit Tigers. This was in the days before rings were given. It came up for auction several years ago, I don't remember what it went for. Quite a lot I'm sure.
    Oh, and Bill....if you've got correct info/dates about any of the pic's, I'm sure we'd all love to hear it in the spirit of historical correctness.
    Cheers! ~B
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    William go ahead I know your a big Ty Cobb fan and you've been studying him for a long time. I just hope that you enjoy the pictures that I have posted. I'll be posting some fresh ones soon as well, hopefully you'll them them as well.

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    Ty Cobb advertised in the paper


    Very rare Baseball card


    Ty Cobb with his teamates 1907


    Ty Cobb posing with a Bat: 1913


    Ty Cobb staring at someone: 1913


    Addie Joss' Death Benefit Game, Monday, July 24, 1911
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