Ruth Hits and Pitches

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Date of Event: June 13, 1921

On June 13, 1921, Babe Ruth persuaded manager Miller Huggins to let him pitch against the Tigers at the Polo Grounds in New York. Ruth pitched 4 scoreless innings and enjoyed himself immensely, especially when he fanned Ty Cobb. That day he overshadowed Cobb, not only striking him out but out hitting him two home runs to one single.