Charitable Giving
Unlikely Philanthropist

Unlikely Philanthropist

Lessons learned from Ty Cobb’s charitable giving strategies

Ty Cobb’s reputation is for ruthlessness both on and off the baseball field; less well known is his philanthropy, which over the last 60 years enables thousands of Georgians to attend college and graduate school.  


A Complicated Man

The “Georgia Peach” Ty Cobb (1886-1961) is one of baseball’s legends. A member of the first class inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cobb is widely credited with setting 9

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