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Near Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tyrus Raymond Cobb

 
 
Tyrus Raymond Cobb Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
1. Tyrus Raymond Cobb Marker
Inscription.  
This Ballpark Honors
Tyrus Raymond Cobb,
baseball player and philantrhopist, whose work ethic and generous spirit inspired and touched many
2011

In naming your ball park after (Ty) Cobb, you have effectively set a standard of excellence for student-athletes to which they should aspire.
Jeff Idelson, President, Baseball Hall of Fame

This baseball complex is forever maintained in honor of Tyrus Raymond Cobb, "The Georgia Peach", the first inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame
 
Erected 2011 by His granddaughter, Peggy Cobb Schug & John B. Schug '52, in loving memory.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 37° 14.768′ N, 78° 27.513′ W. Marker is near Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on College Road (Route 692) just west of Athletic Center Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 488 College Rd, Farmville VA 23901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within walking distance of this marker. Everett Stadium (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); About Hampden-Sydney College (about 600 feet away); Hampden-Sydney College (about 700 feet away); Hampden-Sydney (about 700 feet away); September 11 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Korean War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Roll of Honor (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
 
Additional keywords. Ty Cobb
 
Tyrus Raymond Cobb Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 4, 2021
2. Tyrus Raymond Cobb Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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