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UGA Libraries to hold panel discussion about life and legacy of baseball’s Ty Cobb

The UGA Libraries will host a lecture and panel discussion to highlight the life and legacy of Ty Cobb March 23 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Charles Leerhsen, author of Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty, will discuss his book, which the Boston Globe has called “a fascinating and authoritative biography of perhaps the most controversial player in baseball history.”

Following the lecture, historian Jim Cobb, author Terry Kay and sports broadcaster Loran Smith will participate in a panel discussion. A reception and book signing will follow at 5:30 p.m.