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Ty Cobb, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The baseball player Ty Cobb passed away at age 74, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Ty Cobb and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Legendary Detroit Tigers outfielder known as “The Georgia Peach” who had an astounding .367 lifetime batting average. He won 12 batting titles, including 9 in a row between 1907 to 1915.

He lost his father to a gunshot wound, inflicted by his mother.

He became the first player in major league history to record over 4,000 hits and retired with 4,191.

How did Ty Cobb die?

Ty Cobb's death was caused by diabetes.

In December 1959 Cobb fell ill from a degenerative kidney and a cancerous prostate. Over the next year and a half the cancer spread, despite the best efforts of doctors at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. He died on July 17, 1961, and was buried in Royston.

Information about the death of Ty Cobb
Cause of deathDiabetes
Age of death74 years
ProfessionBaseball Player
BirthdayDecember 18, 1886
Death dateJuly 17, 1961
Place of deathEmory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Ty Cobb

"Don't come home a failure."

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"The crowd makes the ballgame."

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"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."

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

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"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."

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