Career: 24 seasons, 1963-86baseball's all-time hits king, also known as charlie hustle, rose batted 303 over a 24-year career with the reds and phillies he broke ty cobb's record in. Intimidating the opposition, the georgia peach also stole 892 bases during a 24-year career, primarily with the detroit tigers below is an excerpt of ken burn's baseball featuring the life and times of the greatest baseball player of all time. Ty cobb baseball cards considered the greatest baseball player who had ever played to 100 records in his professional career when it came to hitting, ty. Ty cobb baseball cards ty cobb was one of the greatest of all time at the time of it's release cobb was experiencing the greatest season of his career.
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Ty cobb may have been the best all-around baseball player that ever lived but one thing is for sure, cobb had a burning desire to win i never could stand losing, he said. Best left-handed batters of all-time ty cobb was arguably the best player of his era he hit 408 in 1911 and led the al in triples three times his career. During his 24-year big league career, nearly all of it with the detroit tigers, cobb captured a record 12 batting titles, batted over 400 three times, hit above 300 for 23 straight seasons, and. The 11 greatest sports villains of all time the talented uruguayan striker has been involved in numerous incidents over his career, most notably the three times he bit opposing players otman. Tyrus raymond ty cobb (december 18, 1886 - july 17, 1961), nicknamed the georgia peach, was an american baseball player generally considered to be the greatest player of the "dead ball era" (1900 - 1920.
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