• Miggy's Triple Crown hopes alive and well

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Sep 27, 2012
    As a result, he fell out of the lead in one of the Triple Crown categories. "In `67, the Triple Crown was never even mentioned once," Yastrzemski said Wednesday night. Like most baseball fans born long before there was a designated-hitter rule, I've always recognized Carl Yastrzemski as that last Triple Crown winner in 1967. In 1901, Nap Lajoie paced the brand new league with 14 home runs, and eight years later, Ty Cobb wore the crown after compiling nine homers . So I guess I missed this over the decades, or maybe I just forgot about it: While Yastrzemski's .326 batting average and 121 RBIs were peerless in the AL in '67, his 44 home runs were matched by Harmon Killebrew of the Minnesota Twins.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Miggy, hitless and robbed, not worried about Crown

      In the Tigers' 5-4 win on Wednesday, Royals left fielder Alex Gordon drifted back to the warning track and braced himself against the wall for what seemed like an eternity before he reached over the fence and brought back what would have been Miguel Cab…
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    • Yaz: Triple Crown is coming

      BOSTON (AP) -- Former Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski thinks that being in a pennant race will help Detroit's Miguel Cabrera in his attempt to win the Triple Crown.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Triple Crown still a tremendous achievement

      Of course, the Triple Crown has meaning. To suggest otherwise is silly. It's an accomplishment to be celebrated, a spectacular collision of good fortune and achievement. That it has been done 15 times in 135 seasons is a testament to its difficulty.
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    • Hamilton: Rooting for Cabrera Triple Crown

      Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton is pulling for Detroit's Miguel Cabrera to win the AL Triple Crown, a feat that hasn't occurred since Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Hamilton 'excited' by Miggy's Triple Crown push

      Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton's home run total stands in the way of Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and the Triple Crown, but Hamilton won't mind if Cabrera is able to accomplish the historic feat.
      Source: MLB.com
    • MLB Notebook: Miggy has company in 40-HR club

      If Miguel Cabrera is going to indeed capture the American League Triple Crown this season, the home run portion of the headwear is not going to come easy.
      Source: MLB.com

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