Today in Baseball History – March 26

Today in Baseball History – March 26

March 26, 1937

Ty Cobb advises Joe DiMaggio to lighten his bat from 40 ounces to 36 ounces. The result is one of his best seasons of his career.

In 1937, DiMaggio will go on to hit .346 with a league leading 46 home runs and 151 runs scored. He also leads the league in slugging at .673 and total bases with 418.

Born on this day:

1962 Kevin Seitzer

 

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Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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