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On this Date 1920 - HOF Jack Coombs Makes Final MLB Appearance

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 07/18/19, 5:00AM EDT

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Jack Coombs made his final appearance in major league baseball for the Detroit Tigers. Coombs wound up with a 2.78...

July 18, 1920 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Jack Coombs made his final appearance in major league baseball for the Detroit Tigers. Coombs wound up with a 2.78 career earned run average in 14 seasons in the big leagues, which included several years with the Philadelphia A’s.  The former five-sport star at Colby College and Duke University head baseball coach was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1987.

Jack Coombs - NCSHOF