Ty Cobb reaches 4,000 hit plateau as career winds down

Date: July 18, 1927
Site: Tiger Stadium
Summary: Ty Cobb wraps a first inning double off Tiger right fielder Harry Heiilmann's glove for career hit number 4,000.  Cobb's first career hit came on this same field in 1905 (Bennett Park) as a member of the Tigers. 

Athletics

AB R H
Bishop, 2b 4 1 2
Hale, 3b 4 0 1
Cobb, rf 4 1 1
Simmons, cf 4 1 0
Cochrance, c 4 0 2
Lamar, lf 2 0 0
Dykes, 1b 4 0 1
Boley, ss 3 0 0
Grove, p 2 0 0
Collins, ph 1 0 0
Wheat, ph 1 0 0

TOTALS

33 3 7

Tigers

AB R H
Warner, 3b 4 0 0
Gehringer, 2b 4 2 2
Manush, cf 4 0 0
Fothergill, lf 4 1 2
Heilmann, rf 4 2 4
Blue, 1b 4 0 1
McManus, ss 4 0 0
Woodall, c 2 0 0
Gibson, p 2 0 0
       
       
TOTALS 38 5 9
Athletics 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 3 7 0
Tigers 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 x - 5 9 0


Athletics

IP H BB SO
Grove (L) 8 9 1 4

Tigers

Gibson (W) 9 7 2 6

E: McManus
2b: Cobb, Heilmann 2, Gehringer
HR: Fothergill, Heilmann
LOB: DET 5, PHL 6
SH: Gibson, Lamar
Time of game: 1:44

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