Vintage MICKEY COCHRANE SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BOOK The Fan's Game 1939 First Ed. (Mickey) Cochrane, Detroit Tigers, All-Star, World Series Winner. Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane (April 6, 1903 June 28, 1962), nicknamed " Black Mike ", was an American. He played in Major League Baseball. Cochrane was considered one of the best catchers in baseball history and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Cochrane was born in Massachusetts and was a multi-sport athlete at Boston University. After college, he chose baseball over basketball and football. He made his major league debut in 1925, having spent only one season in the minor leagues.
He was chosen as the American League. (AL) Most Valuable Player in 1928 and he appeared in the World Series from 1929 to 1931. Philadelphia won the first two of those World Series, but Cochrane was criticized for giving up stolen bases when his team lost the series in 1931. Cochrane's career batting average.
320 stood as a record for MLB catchers until 2009. The item "Vintage MICKEY COCHRANE SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BOOK The Fan's Game 1939 First Ed" is in sale since Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Magazines". The seller is "garagefullofjunk" and is located in Detroit, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.