On October 9, 1910, Napoleon Lajoie, the player-manager of the Cleveland Naps, goes 8-8 with six bogus hits on the last day thanks to the Browns’ attempt to dethrone the Georgia Peach with their defensive indifference. Ty Cobb had decided to sit out the last two games of the season. Ty Cobb ends up winning the third of his nine consecutive batting titles by a fractional margin of Ty Cobb wins the third of his nine consecutive batting titles, .3849 to .3840.