In a game against the Red Sox on July 22, 1909, Detroit’s Ty Cobb stole three bases in a single inning. This feat, occurring at Huntington Grounds in Boston, helped give the Tigers a 6-0 victory.
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Today marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech. Two weeks after his retirement from baseball, the New York Yankees’ Lou Gehrig spoke during a tribute at Yankee Stadium in New York, between games of a doubleheader against the Washington Senators on July 4, 1939. 822 more words