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Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961

Greatest Tiger of All

 

— A Genius in Spikes —

 
Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 3, 2021
1. Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 Marker
Inscription.  This historic Tyrus Raymond Cobb bronze plaque was originally mounted outside the Administrative Offices at Tiger Stadium on July 17, 1963. It was installed and rededicated here at Comerica Park on July 1, 2005 and is on loan from the City of Detroit. Cobb played for the Tigers from 1905-1926
 
Erected 1963.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1963.
 
Location. 42° 20.412′ N, 83° 2.942′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of East Montcalm Street and John R Street, on the left when traveling west on East Montcalm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI 48201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwin Denby Enlistment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Music Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Paradise Valley (approx. ¼ mile away); Women's City Club of Detroit
Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 3, 2021
2. Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 Marker
Marker in relation to the nearby plaque.
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); David Whitney Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Harmonie Club (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
 
Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 3, 2021
3. Tyrus Raymond Cobb 1886-1961 Marker
Entrance to Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers
Ty Cobb 1886-1961 image. Click for full size.
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4. Ty Cobb 1886-1961
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 11, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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