Ty Cobb’s Big Day
Date of Event: May 5, 1925
Ty Cobb’s hitting was insurmountable during the dead-ball era, and when live-ball era began in 1920, despite nearing the end of his career, he was hitting as well as ever. On May 6, 1925, Cobb had his best day ever at the plate. He hit the longest home runs of his career and was cheered in an opposing city for the first time.