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Old 05-17-2019, 08:48 AM
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Default Ty Cobb vs. The American League

These stats show that it didn't seem to matter the special talent of any of these pitchers: Bender, Chesbro, Johnson (328 120 .366), Plank, Ruth, Waddell, Walsh, Young - Cobb's BA facing anyone of them remained well in the 300s.

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This is cool stuff, but the fact that Herb Pennock isn't marked as a southpaw just jumps right out at me.
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Just an example of why Cobb was the greatest.
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It appears that the immortal Bill Bayne goes down in history as the pitcher who Cobb had the toughest time hitting. He only batted .139 against Bayne in 36 at-bats — nearly all during the live ball era.
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