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Although Ty Cobb played baseball in an era where many players worked second jobs, Cobb amassed a considerable fortune in his later years through shrewd investing and intelligent business deals. His fortune grew so great that, in his later life, he donated $100,000 to build a hospital in Georgia. The career .366 hitter has a complex legacy, but his generous actions had a lasting impact after his death in 1961.

This check, dated to April 29th, 1955, is made out for the value of $5.06. It is made out to “Cal’s Gas & Plumbing Supplies. Cobb signed the bottom of the First National Bank of Nevada check as “Tyrus R. Cobb” in green pen. This check has been encapsulated and graded a MINT 9 by PSA/DNA (83963249).

1955 Ty Cobb Signed Check (PSA/DNA- MINT 9)
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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $984.00
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Sunday, May 12, 2019.
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