View Full Version : Ty Cobb's batboy: Jimmy Lanier

01-01-2009, 12:26 PM
I know he is getting up there in years...has anyone tried to write to him? All I know is he lives (or lived) outside of Atlanta in Buckhead, GA.

01-06-2009, 08:14 PM
Any help here?

01-06-2009, 08:34 PM
i have not heard of him until today, but have never seen anything TTM related about him...

i researched him, and it's a pretty cool story.

good luck

01-06-2009, 08:40 PM
I read up on Jimmy Lanier and it is a pretty interesting story, and what he has been through. In one of the interviews with him it says he lives outside Atlanta, GA. I did a little research and came across this address. It could very well be the Jimmy Lanier you are looking for, but i don't know for sure.

Good luck!!!

here is the addy:

Jimmy F. Lanier
3859 Vermont Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

P.S. You can take a chance and send to this address and see if you get anything back.

01-09-2009, 07:01 PM
I appreciate the help. I saw that addy at one point as well but I was hoping to find a birthdate associated with it. I'll know it is the one when I see a birthdate of early 1900's. I talked to the head of the Ty Cobb museum in GA and he said Jimmy is in pretty bad shape now, so I'll probably not pursue this. Thanks

01-10-2009, 11:31 AM
that's too bad

03-05-2009, 02:49 PM
Anyone here have any new info on Jimmy?