This day in baseball: Cobb’s extra bases

During an 8-1 victory against the White Sox on 26 May 1925, Detroit Tigers’ outfielder Ty Cobb accumulated his 1,000th extra-base hit, making him the first player in major league history to do so.  Prior to this season, the record had been held by Honus Wagner, with 993 extra-base hits.  Cobb would finish his career with 1,139.


2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Cobb’s extra bases”

  1. Sean Breslin says:

    Great player on the field.

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