Tag archive for ‘Ty Cobb’
1993 World Series Game Six - Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays
By Rocco Constantino On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 20-11

11. Pete Rose passes Ty Cobb The number 4,191 had been so incomprehensible for so long that it was widely considered nobody would ever approach Cobb’s career hits record.  There had only been about a dozen More...

By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 110-101

101. Eddie Gaedel’s at bat The logic behind Bill Veeck’s decision to send Gaedel up to bat in a game in 1951 was actually pretty sound.  It’s hard enough to go out to the mound and throw strikes More...

25 May 1955 --- Original caption: 5/25/1955-New York, NY: Outfielder Mickey Mantle of the Yankees, a switch-hitting slugger who hit in 13 consecutive games, as of May 25th, displays his lefthand and righthand stances and grips at Yankee Stadium. Mantle's lefthanded grip (Upper Center) and righthanded grip (Lower Center) have combined to produce a total of 42 hits, 23 of them for extra bases. His batting average is .339. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 150-300 Recap

With the list half way complete, here’s a rundown of moments 150-300. To read the details of every moment, visit the compilation of articles on Baseball Hot Corner’s main page. Daniel Okrent and friends More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 11th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 230-221

230. Ford Frick Award founded Announcers have become such a fabric of the baseball landscape that it’s surprising it took until 1978 for them to be honored officially by Major League Baseball.  With the creation More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 291-300

With 30 days left until Opening Day, our official countdown of the Top 300 Moments that Shaped Baseball History begins.  Every day for the next 30 days, the countdown will be released in sets of 10 moments, leading More...

By Dan Langille On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Chewin’ Baseball; The Move to Ban Smokeless Tobacco

For as long as I can remember there has been chewing tobacco in major league baseball. Probably because it has been only until recently that city’s are taking a stand against the product. This is something More...

By Wes Armstrong On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

A Convenient Truth About The Baseball Hall Of Fame

Cooperstown, New York is an idyllic town. It’s a gorgeous upstate New York town that lies in the foothills of the Catskills and Adirondack Mountains and it really couldn’t be any nicer if it tried. More...

By Jasper Scherer On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Ichiro Reaches 4,000 Hits

It was only a matter of time before Ichiro Suzuki would attain his 4,000th career hit, and he got it on Wednesday. Facing starter R.A. Dickey in the first inning, Ichiro lined a single past third baseman Brett More...

Miguel Cabrera
By Chris Lacey On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Best Hitter in the Universe

The game of baseball has had great hitters like Frank Robinson, Chuck Klein, Ty Cobb, Jimmie Foxx, Joe Medwick, and Lou Gehrig. These players were all great hitters and they also have another thing in common, this More...

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