Ty Cobb - Quotes

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I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch. ---->>>

The base paths belonged to me, the runner. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business to be and got hurt, that was his fault. ---->>>

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.

I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly. ---->>>

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that's it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it. ---->>>

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher.

To get along with me, don't increase my tension. ---->>>

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.

When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch. ---->>>

I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand. ---->>>

Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life. ---->>>

I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.

I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.

The crowd makes the ballgame.

The crowd makes the ballgame.

The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can't understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field. ---->>>

Don't come home a failure.

Don't come home a failure.

Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference. ---->>>

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Ty Cobb
Nationality: American
Born: December 18, 1886
Birthplace:
Die: 07-17, 1961
Occupation: Athlete
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Tyrus Raymond Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. He was born in rural Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team's player-manager, and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics (wikipedia)