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More Info on Ty Cobb

Updated: February 2, 2004, 10:26 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game May 5, 1925 - When Babe Ruth and his mighty home runs came onto the scene, Cobb seethed with anger. The Detroit Tigers center-fielder believed in the single, the steal, advancing baserunners with a grounder. He resented that the Babe and his brute force had taken over baseball.

Before playing the Browns in St. Louis, Cobb told a reporter, "I'll show you something today. I'm going for home runs for the first time in my career."

 

COBB AND THE BABE

 

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