On October 4, 1925 — In the season finale played at Sportsman’s Park, Tiger outfielder Ty Cobb and Browns first baseman George Sisler, the player-managers of their respective teams, face one another as mound opponents, making it the first time in which both sides use a position player to pitch in relief in the same game, an oddity that will not occur again until 2012. The Georgia Peach throws a perfect final frame in Detroit’s 11-6 victory over St. Louis, with ‘Gorgeous George’ facing only seven batters in his two scoreless innings.

Harry Heilmann gets six hits in Detroit’s doubleheader sweep to edge out teammate Ty Cobb for the batting crown, .393 to .389. Cobb bats over .300 for the 20th time.


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