This day in baseball: Johnson’s debut
Posted: August 2, 2017 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Detroit Tigers, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, sports, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Washington Senators
Senators’ pitcher Walter Johnson made his Major League debut on August 2, 1907 in a game against the Detroit Tigers in Washington. Ty Cobb had a bunt single for the first hit ever against Johnson. Detroit won the game, 9-6.