Al Stump has redefined America's perception of one of its most famous sports heroes with this gripping look at Ty Cobb, a man who walked the line ...Show synopsisAl Stump has redefined America's perception of one of its most famous sports heroes with this gripping look at Ty Cobb, a man who walked the line between greatness and psychosis. Based on Stump's interviews with Cobb while ghostwriting the Hall-of-Famer's 1961 autobiography, this account of Cobb's life and times reveals both the darkness and the brilliance of the "Georgia Peach". Photos.Hide synopsis
Description:1994, 1st edition, as new condition, with as new dust jacket,...1994, 1st edition, as new condition, with as new dust jacket, the dust jacket has a promotional sticker for the movie "Cobb", with a priced unclipped dust jacket flap, published by Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill, 436 pages. A fascinating biography of the legendary Ty Cobb, The Georgia Peach, he was shrewd, inventive, eccentric, detested, mean, mysterious, and all in all a miserable old bastard, considered by many as the greatest of all Baseball players! The movie "Cobb" starring Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Wuhl, and Lolita Davidovich was based on this book. A fascinating read!
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