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This Day in Baseball: Ty Cobb Gets Married

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

After leaving the team without permissions three days prior, Detroit Tigers outfielder Ty Cobb got married to his first wife, Charlie, on August 6, 1908. Club co-owner Frank Navin considered Cobb’s six-day absence during a pennant race the most arrogant act he had ever heard of in baseball.

This day in baseball: Ty Cobb gets married

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