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Alex Cobb collects first base hit by a Cobb since Ty in 1928

During his 23-year career, Ty Cobb compiled 4,189 hits, hit for a .400-plus batting average during three separate seasons and stole 897 bases. The only problem? He played from 1905-1928. There aren't many pictures, videos or GIFs (NO GIFS?!) to remember him by. But wait, what's that? There's another Cobb collecting base knocks in the big leagues?


Yes, Rays pitcher Alex Cobb is now 1-for-8 in his career. It's the first hit by a Cobb since Ty's last knock on September 3, 1928. 

C'mon now, Alex. Just 4,188 more ...