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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Ty Cobb played five Negro League games.

The Baseball Reference page for Ty Cobb contains an link for "Negro Leagues":
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http://www.baseball-reference.com/nlb/player.cgi?id=cobb--001tyr

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1910 23 Detroit CMLS Fgn 5 23 20 4 7 0 1 1 5 0 1 2 1 .350 .391 .600 .991 12 0 1
1 Season 5 23 20 4 7 0 1 1 5 0 1 2 1 .350 .391 .600 .991 12 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/9/2015.

1910 Cuban-American Major League Clubs Series

Regular Season



American Series

1909 ... Detroit, the American League pennant winner, went 4–8.  Detroit star Ty Cobb did not participate in the series.

1910 ... the Detroit Tigers went 7-4 in 12 games.

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I'm finally getting around to reading:

"Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty". New book challenges view of Cobb as racist. Monday, May 25, 2015

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