On August 19, 1921, in the second game of a doubleheader, Tiger player/manager Ty Cobb bangs out a single for his 3,000th career base hit. The milestone hit comes off Boston’s Elmer Myers at Navin Field in Detroit. At 34 years old, Cobb is the youngest man to reach the 3,000-hit mark.

Game Ticket 

Final Score:
Detroit over Boston 10 - 0
Visiting Team:
Boston Red Sox
Home Team:
Detroit Tigers
Date:
August 19, 1921
Day Of The Week:
Friday
Event Type:
3000 Hit
Venue:
Navin Field
Attendance:
Winning Pitcher:
Bert Cole
Losing Pitcher :
Elmer Myers