On August 25, 1935, Yankee outfielder Earle Combs collides with teammate Red Rolfe while chasing a fly ball. The injury to Combs shoulder helps force his retirement from the game. Serving primarily as the leadoff man for the “Murderers’ Row” Yanks, Combs hit .325 in his 12-year career, and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1970.

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