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Ty Cobb Signed Letter Tigers San Francisco Boys Baseball Camp Schedule – COA JSAGo Back
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In the winter of 1930, Ty Cobb moved into a Spanish ranch estate on Spencer Lane in the affluent town of Atherton located south of San Francisco, California on the San Francisco Peninsula. At the same time, his wife Charlie filed the first of several divorce suits; but withdrew the suit shortly thereafter. The couple eventually divorced in 1947 after 39 years of marriage; the last few years of which Mrs. Cobb lived in nearby Menlo Park. The couple had three sons and two daughters: Tyrus Raymond Jr, Shirley Marion, Herschel Roswell, James Howell and Beverly.
Naturally, Ty Cobb was involved with the community of San Francisco. During his time there he was tasked to be part of the San Francisco Examiner Baseball School. Hence, how this delicate schedule of activities for the boys came to be autographed at the bottom. The blue paper schedule was posted somewhere as it is surrounded by tape on the border. It was also pocket sized folded at one time. They must’ve caught Cobb at the right time, with little paper to spare and a blasphemous blue pen in hand nonetheless (but heck, it was signed for one of the boys). Provenance includes the original newspaper article with that boy circled in attendance among 1000 that attended the camp in July of 1947 (9th). The news ephemera was taped carefully to an album parchment. Overall, a tremendous Cobb collectible from a baseball community event.
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