Gordon Stanley Cochrane
Born: April 6, 1903, Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Died: June 28, 1962, Lake Forest, Illinois
Philadelphia Athletics (1925-33), Detroit Tigers (1934-37)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1947
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1951, Willie Mays makes his major league debut for the New York Giants. Mays struggles in his first game, going hitless in five at-bats against the Philadelphia Phillies.