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National TY COBB Historian

To Seek, Recover and Preserve Baseball's Past.

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March 25, 2017
Event Time: 11:00 am

"AT HOME WITH TY COBB"​​




R O Y S T O N  P U B L I C  L I B R A R Y 

R O Y S T O N,  G E O R G I A 

 MISSION & GOALS

The mission of the National TY COBB Historian is to promote, honor and preserve the legacy, contributions, and celebrated life & fame of Ty Cobb, the first player elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, and to reconstitute his reputation to its original state through, including but not limited to, charitable, educational and social means and all other possible outlets.
  1. 1) GOAL ONE
    PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATION
    To represent the historical functions of TY COBB and his legacy in the utmost professional manner by preserving his great record in professional baseball and his philanthropic contributions he endeavored here in his native state of Georgia.
  2. 2) GOAL TWO
    RESEARCH CIRCLE
    Research C.I.R.C.L.E. stands for Continuous Innovative Research for Creative Learning and Education. The essence of this research goal is a significant driving force behind our Goals & Mission to "seek, recover and preserve baseball's past." To use all new and existing research tools to discover new facts relating to TY COBB and baseball during his era. Coordinate and execute research missions and to educate a broader understanding of those facts and their positive impact on his great legacy.
  3. 3) GOAL THREE
    PEER PUBLICATION STRATEGY
    P.E.E.R. Publication Strategy is to establish a more professional and accurate record of Ty Cobb over the next five years that reflects the legacy of this first Hall of Famer, all in a movement to restore his reputation to its original state.
  4. 4) GOAL FOUR
    CULTIVATE POSITIVE NETWORK
    To seek and build partnerships with individuals, groups or organizations to research and preserve the history of Ty Cobb and baseball through link and connection, interact and operate and the exchange of information to cultivate the most positive winning research team enabling us to achieve our organizational Goals and Mission.
  5. 5) GOAL FIVE
    PRESERVATION OF HISTORY
    To freshly seek, through continuous research and research missions, to recover new facts and documentation and to properly archive the records, data, and documents for future use for creative learning and educational purposes. To secure the most accurate historical records to use in future Ty Cobb documentaries and historical film preservation projects.

LEADERSHIP

COMMITTMENT, EXPERIENCE & DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE!
The Leadership of the National TY COBB Historian is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the history of baseball's greatest performer, Ty Cobb, and his prestigious work on and off the ball field. The vast experience and expansion of knowledge are paramount to the pursuit of record for this first to Hall of Fame player.  

EVENTS

 Upcoming Events


TY COBB EVENT

 Place:              Ty Cobb's Home
                         2425 William St.
                         Augusta, Georgia
                                         30904

 Event Name:   "A DAY WITH TY COBB."
 
                         Unveiling of Marker

 For More Information:
                Mrs. Tara Conway
                P.O. Box 2891
                Augusta, Georgia
                                 20914                                   (706) 729-9900
                conway2105@aol.com

   The newly formed Ty Cobb Heritage Foundation was established this year (2016) in Augusta, Georgia be a committee consisting of the following honorees:

               1. Tara Conway
               2. Milledge Murrary
               3. Lamar Garrard
               4. Beverly Ford

   The Ty Cobb Heritage Foundation was created to privately preserve Ty Cobb's ties to Augusta, another place he called home. 

   The unveiling of a Historical Marker will take place at Cobb's old home located at 2425 William St, Augusta, Georgia on Saturday January 14, 2016.

1999​

       In 1999, Michael Mandt, producer for Major League Baseball Productions, set up an interview with National Chairman and Ty Cobb Historian, Wesley Fricks, one evening at Turner Field for the production of MLB's All-Century Team documentary.

       Before the taping, Mr. Fricks involved former Ty Cobb Batboy, Jimmy F. Lanier, who lived in the Cobb neighborhood in Augusta, Georgia.

       This was significant as it was the initial major production that we participated in on a National level and it proved to be a positive production for Ty Cobb.

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