1936 : Ty Cobb One of First Players Elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame

February 2, 2024 all-day

On February 2, 1936,  Ty Cobb becomes one of the first players selected to enter the newly formed Baseball Hall of Fame.

Sources :

Michigan History Magazine

Tyrus Raymond Cobb Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 1936, and by the way he received the most votes out of the first five inducted.

Ty Cobb : Man vs. Myth (YouTube)