Book review: 'Borchert Field' shares tales of Milwaukee's other ballpark
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Ty Cobb? In 1914, the Georgia Peach went 4-for-5 in an exhibition game against the minor-league Milwaukee Brewers — without spiking anyone. Satchel Paige? He pitched at Borchert several times, including an exhibition game in 1952 when he was 46.
Road to Atlanta Podcast, Ep. 12: Nitpicking the Braves top prospects
Young, talented players are easy to dream on especially when they are in the lower levels because they victimize less talented players and look like Nolan Ryan and/or Babe Ruth and/or Ty Cobb. However, as we all know....the vast majority of prospects ...
Louis Roney: Ty One On
West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
In 1928, when I was 7 years old, Ty Cobb retired from baseball. He was known as “the Georgia peach,” and his name was right up there with Babe Ruth's. Ty was, as I was, a native Georgian, he being from Royston, and the state of Georgia was proud of the ...
Plans in the works for new park in Hamlet
Richmond County Daily Journal
HAMLET — A ball park where legendary MLB outfielder Ty Cobb once played a game is now a vacant patch of land reclaimed by nature — but once the city decides how to fund its transformation, the park on the corner of Marlboro and Jefferson streets will ...