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Baseball card bonanza: Family makes rare Ty Cobb find

LOS ANGELES (AP) From a crumpled paper bag in a dilapidated house came a baseball-card find of a lifetime. Seven of them actually. Card experts in Southern California said Wednesday that they have verified the legitimacy - and seven-figure total value - of seven identical Ty Cobb cards from the printing period of 1909 to 1911. Before the recent find, there were only about 15 known...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Family Finds Seven Rare Ty Cobb Baseball Cards In Deceased Relative’s House

It’s not easy to find one 100-year-old baseball card, but one family managed to find seven. Card experts in Southern California verified the authenticity of seven identical Ty Cobb baseball cards that were printed between 1909 and 1911. The family, who is remaining anonymous, found the cards in a paper bag in their deceased great-grandfather’s house. “I am not sure if any other...
Via NESN.com
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Family finds not one but 7(!) 100-year-old Ty Cobb baseball cards

LOS ANGELES — From a crumpled paper bag in a dilapidated house came a baseball-card find of a lifetime. Seven of them actually.Card experts in Southern California said Wednesday that they have verified the legitimacy — and seven-figure total value — of seven identical Ty Cobb cards from the printing period of 1909 to 1911. Before the recent find, there were only about 15 known...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: March 16, 1907

Cleveland Naps manager Nap Lajoie rejects a proposed trade with the Detroit Tigers that would have sent Ty Cobb to Cleveland for Elmer Flick. Cobb, a tumultuous individual, had gotten into a fight with a black groundskeeper and his wife and then with Tigers catcher Charles “Boss” Schmidt. The deal, which would have swapped the two future Hall of Famers, did not come to fruition...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fix Allegations Proved Speaker’s Undoing as Tribe Skipper

On Sept. 25, 1919 – the last day of the season – the Tigers beat the Indians 9-5 in a game that took a little more than an hour. Seven years later, that loss would cost Tris Speaker his job as Indians manager. When Speaker came to the Indians in 1916, he was heralded as one of the best players in the major leagues, having led the Red Sox to World Series victories in 1912 and...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Finally another running man in Detroit

Speed and the Detroit Tigers have pretty much mixed like oil and water since Ty Cobb departed 88 years ago. But new starting left fielder Rajai Davis could change that.
Via FOXSports.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Changing of the guard in Detroit

DETROIT -- There's a framed poster of Ty Cobb in the manager's office at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla. Cobb's in uniform and wearing sunglasses in the black-and-white portrait that has adorned the wall across from the manager's desk for decades. Nobody's quite sure how the photo got there, but it's become a topic of conversation over the years. The poster paper is torn...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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