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Ty Cobb - Notable Historical Events

Ty CobbApr 21, 1904

Tim RainesSep 27, 1983

Pete RoseJul 26, 1984

Rickey HendersonMay 29, 1990

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Ty Cobb - Historical Events
Date Event
1904-04-21

Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League)

1905-08-09

Mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb's mother kills him

1905-08-30

Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yank Jack Chesbro

1909-07-15

Ty Cobb hits 2 inside-the-park HRs

1909-09-13

Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)

1909-10-09

Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game

1910-10-09

Nap Lajorie challenges Ty Cobb batting avg with 8 hits, 6 were bunts as Brown's 3rd baseman Red Corriden played deep, Cobb still won

1911-07-03

Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day

1911-07-04

White Sox Ed Walsh stops Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak as Cobb goes 0 for 4

1911-10-11

Ty Cobb (AL) & Frank Schulte (NL) are 1st MVPs, each gets an auto

1912-05-15

Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game & is suspended

1912-05-19

AL Pres Ban Johnson tells Tigers if they continue protest of Ty Cobb's suspension, they will be banned from baseball

1918-09-01

Ty Cobb pitches 2 innings against Browns

1921-08-19

Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits

1922-07-17

Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year

1925-05-05

Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)

1925-05-06

Ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884

1925-05-26

Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)

1925-10-04

Harry Heilmann's 6 hits edges Ty Cobb .393 to .389 as batting champ

1926-11-03

Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager

1927-07-18

Ty Cobb's 4,000th career hit

1927-07-19

Ty Cobb gets his 4,000th hit

1928-06-15

Ty Cobb, 41, steals home for 50th & final time

1928-09-03

Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th & final career hit

1928-09-11

Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees

1936-01-29

1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame: Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson & Walter Johnson

1937-03-26

Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice & replace his 40 with 36 oz bat

1951-07-30

Ty Cobb testifies before the Emanuel Celler committee, denying that the reserve clause makes peons of baseball players

1977-08-29

St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

1983-09-27

Tim Raines is 1st since Ty Cobb to steal 70 & drive in 70 runs

1984-07-26

Expos Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with his 3,052nd single

1984-09-25

NY Met Rusty Staub joins Ty Cobb, who hit HRs as a teen & in 40s

1985-09-08

Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with 4,191 hits

1985-09-11

Pete Rose of Cin Reds gets career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb's record

1990-05-29

Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record

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Ty Cobb - Notable Birthdays

Ty CobbDec 18, 1886

Ty Cobb - Birthdays
Date Event
1886-12-18

Ty Cobb, Narrows Georgia, American baseball player, Colo, batted .367, stole 892 bases (Det Tigers)

1886-12-18

Ty Cobb, Somewhere in Georgia

Ty Cobb - Notable Weddings

Ty CobbSep 24, 1948

Ty Cobb - Weddings
Date Event
1948-09-24

American Major League Baseball outfielder Ty Cobb (61) weds Frances Cass (40)

Ty Cobb - Notable Deaths

Ty CobbJul 17, 1961

Ty Cobb - Deaths
Date Event
1961-07-17

Ty Cobb, baseball great (Det Tigers), dies of cancer at 74

1961-07-17

Ty Cobb, Somewhere in Georgia


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