116483-650-366It hasn’t happened since 1967 so it is a memorable moment for years to come. Detroit third baseman Miguel Cabrera won the triple crown.  Cabrera led the league in hitting (.330), home runs (44), and runs batted in (139).   Cabrera became the fifteenth player in history to win the title.  He joins an elite class which includes Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, and Frank Robinson.

Cabrera was one of the most exciting players to watch.  You never know if he would hit a home run, but this was the guy you wanted at-bat with the game on the line.  Cabrera and the Tigers went all the way to the World Series.  Unfortunately, they came up short and were swept by the San Francisco Giants. However, this guy is one of the best hitters I have ever gotten to watch and I expect to see his name in the running for future hitting awards.

 

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