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Ty Cobb as Detroit

The darkest man in baseball and the city that still loves him.

Originally Published: July 22, 2011
By Anna Clark

The old liquor store on Trumbull Avenue was abandoned until a handyman turned it into a hip bar about three years ago. Motor City Ghettoblaster is now on tap at Woodbridge Pub, located on the outer edge of the once-crumbling Detroit neighborhood that bears its name. The Woodbridge Community Garden is across the way, home to tomatoes, lettuces, and outdoor art. Not far from here, at the corner of Commonwealth and Willis, you'll find the Charbonneau house: A shabby but regal place, rich with ...

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