Detroit's Cabrera Wins MLB Triple Crown
Posted: 04 October, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera received a standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium after going 0-for-2 but securing baseball's first Triple Crown in 45 years.
The Detroit third baseman finished the regular season with a .330 average, 44 homers and 139 RBI, the first Triple Crown winner since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski (yah-STREM'-skee) in 1967, and 10th in baseball history.