This Date In Baseball
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA
By The Associated Press
1910 -- Nap Lajoie, in a batting race with Ty Cobb, collected eight hits for Cleveland in a season-ending doubleheader with the Browns. The hits were somewhat tainted, however, as St. Louis third baseman Red Corriden played back as Lajoie bunted safely six times. Regardless, Cobb was awarded the batting title by a fraction of a point.
1916 -- Babe Ruth outpitched Sherry Smith of the Brooklyn Dodgers as the Boston ...
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