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Ty Cobb

Born: Dec. 18, 1886
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all-time highest career batting average (.367); hit over .400 3 times; led AL in batting 12 times and stolen bases 6 times with Detroit; MVP in 1911; had 4,191 career hits, 2,245 career runs and 892 steals; played 24 years (22 with Detroit, 2 with Philadelphia); nicknamed Ò“The Georgia Peach”; part of Baseball Hall of Fame's inaugural class.

Died: July 17, 1961

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