July 18, 1897 and 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1897, baseball player Cap Anson is the first person to record 3,000 hits in a career. Exactly 30 years later in 1927 Ty Cobb becomes the first person to reach 4,000 hits for a baseball career.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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