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Ty Cobb His Tumultuous Life and Times by Richard Bak

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Published by Taylor Publishing Company in Dallas, Texas, USA .
Written in English


  • United States,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Biography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1886-1961,
  • Baseball players,
  • Cobb, Ty,,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard Bak
LC ClassificationsGV865.C6B35 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 194 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8115666M
ISBN 100878338705
ISBN 109780878338702
LC Control Number9339530

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