Tigers History Podcast – Episode #025 – Rick Huhn, author of ‘The Chalmers Race,’ on Ty Cobb’s controversial batting title in 1910

Rick Huhn tells the story of the controversial 1910 batting race between Ty Cobb and Nap Lajoie, and the lasting impact it had on Major League Baseball. His book The Read More …

Tigers History Podcast – Episode #008 – Amber Roessner, author of ‘Inventing Baseball Heroes: Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, & the Sporting Press in America’

Amber Roessner talks about the relationship between baseball stars and journalists in the early 20th century, and how historians today evaluate the complex personality and image of Ty Cobb.