The University of Georgia Libraries will host a lecture and panel discussion to highlight the life and legacy of Ty Cobb March 23 at 4 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Building. 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.
Event sponsors are Hal and Charlotte Northrop, John and Susan Barrett, Bob and Maxine Burton, Apryl Hughes, The Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Wally’s Boys, Carl and Barbara Parks, Claude and Charlotte Williams, Tom and Barbara Dean, and Joe Bruckner.