"For all the bad rep he got, I really liked watching Barry Bonds play," Cobb said. "He had one of the best, most compact swings in baseball and is a guy that's really good to imitate on that level."
This Ty Cobb prefers hoops over baseball →
"When the weather turns, you smell the fresh grass," Cobb said, smiling. "It's like instinct to be playing baseball. I miss being out there, but I'm still happier playing basketball only. That was my choice."