25 Pre-Integration Sports Records and Achievements That Are Overrated

14. .366 Career Batting Average

Team/Player: Ty Cobb
Date: 1905-1928

While he may have been one of the most unapologetic racists ever to play baseball (and that's saying something), Ty Cobb could flat out crush the ball. He has the second most hits in MLB history and won 12 batting titles over the course of his career, impressive marks that have remained the standard of his sport even over 100 years after his debut. However, he accomplished all of these things against pitchers who simply were not the best of the best. The Negro Leagues at the time boasted some of the finest talent in the country, pitchers who would have relished the opportunity to shut down the illustrious Cobb.

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