On May 5, 1922, Bob “Fats” Fothergill becomes the first – and only – man to pinch-hit for the legendary Ty Cobb. Fothergill is actually inserted into the game by Cobb, who is the player/manager of the Detroit Tigers. Fothergill strikes out in the historic at-bat.
August 12, 1966
June 26, 1983
Carroll Hardy of the Boston Red Sox becomes the only player to pinch-hit for both Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski
May 31, 1961
June 17, 1943