"Detroit's Unique Honor To Ty Cobb" a two page article by Tom Greene in "The Reach Offical American League Base Ball Guide For 1926"

A.J. Reach Company: Philadelphia, 1926. Paperback. Very Good. Item #22-0846

Illus., 6.5 x 4.5", printed green stapled wraps, 496pp + baseball rules. Covers well worn, chipped, torn and taped to spine, pages have rusty staples (causing staining), toning, creasing, couple of tears, scattered foxing. Textblock tight. Includes articles on gambling in baseball, the "dethronement" (indefinte suspension) of Babe Ruth. Of interest are two articles on Detroit's Ty Cobb "Ty Cobb Defies Father Time" and "Detroit's Unique Honor To Ty Cobb". The "Honor" dealt with Cobb's 20th anniversary as a Detroit Tiger, a testimonial dinner and the attendees/speakers included Connie Mack and Frank J. Navin, the team's owner. Detroit's mayor stated "Two names alone in Detroit's history are associated with the supreme degree of achievement in their respective fields, Henry Ford and Ty Cobb". SCARCE.

Price: $45.00

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