ty cobb


The list of players to have hit .400 is short and illustrious. Wee Willie Keeler. Ty Cobb. Rogers Hornsby. Fourteen Hall of Famers, all of whom managed to bat .312 or above in their career, including Cobb’s career .366 batting average, decorate the list of the most elite hitters to play the game of baseball. The most recent and memorable…

As a part of our ongoing coverage of baseball that isn’t currently taking place on the field, we continue to pour through the PBS documentary by Ken Burns, Baseball. In the Second Inning, we are introduced to the first class of truly great and memorable ballplayers and learned of some lesser-known stories that would make for fine Hollywood fare if…...

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