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Ty and the BabeThis footnote disguised as a book details what Ty Cobb called ''The Left-handed Has-Beens Golf Championship of Nowhere In Particular,'' a three-match duel...Ty and the BabeNonfiction, SportsThis footnote disguised as a book details what Ty Cobb called ''The Left-handed Has-Beens Golf Championship of Nowhere In Particular,'' a three-match duel...2007-05-09Thomas Dunne Books

Ty and the Babe

Genre: Nonfiction, Sports; Status: In Season; Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

This footnote disguised as a book details what Ty Cobb called ”The Left-handed Has-Beens Golf Championship of Nowhere In Particular,” a three-match duel between Cobb and Babe Ruth in the summer of 1941. You may as well skip the first 200 pages of Ty and the Babe and join the galleries of fans that followed the Peach and the Babe around courses near Boston, New York, and Detroit. Among the details that put you right there: Ruth grows so frustrated with Cobb’s methodical style of play in the final match that he lies down on the green, crosses his arms over his chest, and closes his eyes. B?