Born: December 21, 1911, Buena Vista, Georgia
Died: January 20, 1947, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Crawfords (1930-1937), Homestead Grays (1937-1946)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Negro Leagues Committee: 1972
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1937, the playing career of Mickey Cochrane comes to an end when he is hit in the right temple by a Bump Hadley fastball. The future Hall of Famer will fall in and out of a coma over the next 10 days before recovering.