Facts about Ty Cobb

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Summary

Ty Cobb was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between December 18, 1886 and July 17, 1961.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Ty, under the main topic Medical.

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Famous quotes by Ty Cobb (17)


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"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"
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"To get along with me, don't increase my tension"
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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"
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"Baseball was one-hundred percent of my life"
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"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"
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"When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch"
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"The crowd makes the ballgame"
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"I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly"
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"Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher"
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"Don't come home a failure"
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"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"
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"The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves"
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"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"
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"Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference"
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"I may have been fierce, but never low or underhand"
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"I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery"
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"I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor"


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