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DID YOU KNOW? (first posted OCTOBER, 2012)
Miguel Cabrera captured MLB's first Triple Crown
in 45 years when he hit .330 with 44-HR & 139-RBI in
Cabrera is the first Latino player and the first
born outside the United States to win the 3-Crown.
Cabrera became the 16th all-time Triple Crown
winner, the 14th of the modern (post-1900) era and
the 14th player to accomplish the feat. (Rogers
Hornsby and Ted Williams both did it twice.)
DID YOU KNOW Cabrera was the second Detroit
Tiger to win the Triple Crown?
Or was he the first?
Ty Cobb topped the American League in the three Triple Crown
categories in leading Detroit to its third consecutive American
League pennant in 1909.
Cobb's .377-BA was his third consecutive of nine straight and
12 overall AL batting titles.
Cobb's homerun total in 1909 was both the least and the most.
Cobb's Tiger HoFame teammate "Waho... [ Read More... ]
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