The Best Ty Cobb quotes

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Ty Cobb was one of the most talented and controversial players in Major League Baseball history. His career was plagued by scandals involving racism, gambling, and violence. Despite his checkered past, Cobb is recognized as one of the greatest players in baseball history. This quotes compilation tells his best quotes.

We are glad to present you the most inspiring Baseball quotes from Ty Cobb, and much more.


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Baseball was one–hundred percent of my life. — Ty Cobb

I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery. — Ty Cobb

Baseball is a red–blooded sport for red–blooded men. It’s no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It’s a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest. — Ty Cobb

A ball bat is a wondrous weapon. — Ty Cobb

baseball was one hundred percent of my life Ty Cobb quote

Inspiring Phrases From Ty Cobb

No man has ever been a perfect ballplayer. Stan Musial, however, is the closest to being perfect in the game today. — Ty Cobb

Don’t come home a failure. — Ty Cobb

I’ve been called one of the hardest bargainers who ever held out, and I’m proud of it. — Ty Cobb

I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me… but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch. — Ty Cobb

The best recommendation for an umpire in the old days was: ‘He licked somebody in the Three–I League. He ought to do. — Ty Cobb

don t come home a failure Ty Cobb quote

The way those clubs shift against Ted Williams, I can’t understand how he can be so stupid not to accept the challenge to him and hit to left field. — Ty Cobb

I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor. — Ty Cobb

Various Statements From Ty Cobb

When I began playing the game, baseball was as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch. — Ty Cobb

When I played ball, I didn’t play for fun. — Ty Cobb

Once there was a decision by the president’s lawyers in january 2018 not to proceed with an interview at that time–but to keep the possibility open–it was clear this would take some time. — Ty Cobb

when i began playing the game baseball was as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch Ty Cobb quote

Most collisions out on the fields are needless. — Ty Cobb

I’ve got to be first. ALL the time. — Ty Cobb

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When I played ball, I didn’t play for fun. . . . It’s no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It’s a contest and everything that implies, a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest. — Ty Cobb

The great trouble with baseball today is that most of the players are in the game for the money and that’s it, not for the love of it, the excitement of it, the thrill of it. — Ty Cobb

More Phrases From Ty Cobb

I’ve done what i came to do in terms of managing the white house response to the special counsel requests. — Ty Cobb

the great american game should be an unrelenting war of nerves Ty Cobb quote

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves. — Ty Cobb

Every great batter works on the theory that the pitcher is more afraid of him than he is of the pitcher. — Ty Cobb

I never could stand losing. Second place didn’t interest me. I had a fire in my belly. — Ty Cobb

I’d be embarrassed if this is still haunting the white house by thanksgiving, and worse if it’s still haunting him by year end. — Ty Cobb

The most important part of a player’s body is above his shoulders. — Ty Cobb

i never could stand losing second place didn t interest me i had a fire in my belly Ty Cobb quote

He (Shoeless Joe Jackson) was the finest natural hitter in the history of the game. — Ty Cobb

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