On July 18, 1927, Ty Cobb got his 4,000th hit. Cobb spend most of his career – 22 seasons – with the Detroit Tigers, also racking up more than 2,200 career runs, 892 stolen bases and a career batting average of .366. Of course, he is most famous for aggressive play and a penchant for being, well, a real jerk.
1. Today there will be an event at at 10 a.m. that includes the signing of a “Community Covenant" to declare that Braintree is a Town that fosters and sustains community partnerships to support service members, Veterans and their families.
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2. There are a few kids activities at today, including storytime and LEGOS. For a full schedule, go to http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=THAYER.
3. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms in Braintree today and into tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Temps approach 90 degrees today.
4. For a reminder on what's on the docket for summer reading for students, check out http://www.braintreeschools.org/summer.
5. Activities today at the Senior Center on Cleveland Avenue include:
9:15 a.m. Exercise
10 a.m. Crafts and Quilting Group
Noon Pool Players and Poker
1 p.m. BINGO and Grief Support Meeting, #4 in the 8 week program
1 p.m. Hearing exams (by appointment only)