On Sept. 25, 1919 – the last day of the season – the Tigers beat the Indians 9-5 in a game that took a little more than an hour.
Seven years later, that loss would cost Tris Speaker his job as Indians manager.
When Speaker came to the Indians in 1916, he was heralded as one of the best players in the major leagues, having led the Red Sox to World Series victories in 1912 and...
Speed and the Detroit Tigers have pretty much mixed like oil and water since Ty Cobb departed 88 years ago. But new starting left fielder Rajai Davis could change that.
In a trade of legendary outfielders, the Detroit Tigers send Ty Cobb to the Cleveland Naps in exchange for Elmer Flick. But Cleveland’s manager, Nap Lajoie, rejects the trade of future Hall of Famers. Flick will bat .302 this year, while Cobb will lead the American League with a .350 mark.
DETROIT -- There's a framed poster of Ty Cobb in the manager's office at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.
Cobb's in uniform and wearing sunglasses in the black-and-white portrait that has adorned the wall across from the manager's desk for decades.
Nobody's quite sure how the photo got there, but it's become a topic of conversation over the years....
Hall of Famer Ty Cobb once said, “Speed is a great asset.”
For the Indians on Wednesday, speed would prove to be a huge asset when it would matter the most. Down 3-2 in the ninth inning, the Tribe rallied back to steal a win from the Orioles with a 4-3 victory in Baltimore.
While the offense would score late, the game essentially belonged to left-hander Scott Kazmir (4-4...
10/4/1924 | Babe Ruth & Ty Cobb (flanked by George Sisler on the left) share a more relaxed moment than they had earlier that season (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
I don’t know about you, but I’m waist-deep in the winter doldrums.
Opening Day is 67 long days away and it is currently a frigid 10° outside of my apartment. It’s about this time of year that I need...
Ty Cobb and Hank Greenberg, move over. You have company in Miguel Cabrera.
When Detroit clinched the American League Central Division title with a 6-3 victory at Kansas City on Monday, Cabrera joined Cobb and Greenberg on the short list of players who have led the Tigers to back-to-back playoff appearances.
Cobb's Tigers lost three straight World Series, 1907 through 1909....