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Ty Cobb, nicknamed “The Georgia Peach”, spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team’s player-manager and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. He received the most votes of any player on the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, 222 out of a possible 226, in 1936. Cobb is widely credited with setting 90 Major League Baseball records during his career.

Tyrus Raymond Cobb, a.k.a. Ty Cobb. While he was not well like by players on and off his team, and his off field positions are questionable, there is no question that he is probably the greatest Tiger ever, and one of the best baseball players ever. First player into the Hall of Fame, set 90 records in his time, several of which are still active even today.