On August 30, 1905, an 18-year-old Ty Cobb came up in his first Major League at-bat against Jack Chesbro of the Highlanders. Cobb doubled in the first inning of a 5-3 victory for the Detroit Tigers at Bennett Park. Cobb went on to collect 4,189 hits over his 24-year career.
On 25 April 1901, the American League opener was played at Bennett Park in Detroit. Going into the bottom of the ninth, the Tigers trailed Milwaukee 13-4. Astonishingly, Detroit scored ten runs to come back and win 14-13.