Found October 06, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Miguel Cabrera is in demand. On Wednesday night, the Tigers third baseman secured the first Triple Crown in Major League Baseball in 45 years -- the last being Red Sox left fielder Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 -- by finishing with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 RBI. While his MVP candidacy is still up for debate, MLB decided to immediately cash in on the newly made history by offering dirt from the Kauffman Stadium batter's box (the site of his final game) stored in a plaque for the low, low price of $39.99. Well, apparently the marketability of the achievement goes far beyond the appeal of dirt. According to, Cabrera gets a piece of all proceeds from memorabilia inscribed with references to his Triple Crown feat -- items including shirts, coins and photographs. Additionally, it's not known how much he made, but Cabrera had an agreement with the memorabilia firm Detroit City Sports to sign autographs at an event on Friday. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the c...

Detroit Tigers v. Oakland A’s should be evenly matched series

On Saturday evening at 6:07 eastern time, Just Verlander will fire the first pitch of the ALDS for the Detroit Tigers in front of a raucous Comerica Park crowd. Standing in the batter’s box will be Coco Crisp of the upstart Oakland A’s. These two teams played 7 times during the regular season with the Tigers coming out on top 4 times.And that’s all they need to do this time...

Photo: Major League Baseball is selling Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown dirt for cash

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera made baseball history on Wednesday when he became the first player to win the Triple Crown since 1967. For those that aren't aware of what the Triple Crown is, it's a rare feat that occurs when a player leads his respective league in batting average, homers, and runs batted in. Cabrera did just that in 2012 by posting a .330 average,...

Miguel Cabrera Cashing In on Newfound Triple Crown Fame

Miguel Cabrera is in demand. On Wednesday night, the Tigers third baseman secured the first Triple Crown in Major League Baseball in 45 years -- the last being Red Sox left fielder Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 -- finishing with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 RBIs. While his MVP candidacy is still up for debate, MLB decided to immediately cash in on the newly made history...

Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown Batter's Box Dirt Sold By MLB for $40 (Photo)

Ever wonder how much it would cost to get a batch of dirt from a Major League batter's box? If Miguel Cabrera stepped on it on Wednesday night in Kansas City, it's $39.99 plus shipping and handling. Yes, Major League Baseball is selling a plaque with dirt from the right-handed batter's box of Kauffman Stadium, where Cabrera cemented his Triple Crown. The plaque lists...

Tigers' Cabrera cashing in on Triple Crown

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera will profit greatly from his Triple Crown season. The third baseman signed a deal with autograph memorabilia firm Detroit City Sports to inscribe baseballs with the words "Triple Crown 2012," according to an report. The signed balls have been listed at an introductory price of $275, but Detroit City Sports owner Steve...

Triple Crown Chase: Miguel Cabrera Wins First MLB Triple Crown Since 1967 And Must Now Also Win MVP

Miguel Cabrera won the first MLB Triple Crown since 1967. The Detroit Tigers third baseman accomplished something that had not been done since Carl Yastrzemski did it with the Boston Red Sox 45 seasons ago. Cabrera led the American League in batting average, home runs and RBI, and became just the 15th player in MLB history to accomplish capturing the triple crown.With that being...

Why Miguel Cabrera Should Be AL MVP

If you’re a baseball fan – hell, any type of sports fan whatsoever – this whole Miguel Cabrera winning the first triple crown since 1967 is gigantic news. It’s like the time you found out that the you know what coming from your you know what didn’t make you different, and that it was actually [...]

Granderson misses share of HR title

Yankees slugger Curtis Granderson had the chance to tie Miguel Cabrera for the AL home run lead on Wednesday but allowed himself to be pulled for a pinch hitter.

Cabrera Wins Triple Crown

For the first time in 45 years, the Triple Crown has made its return to baseball, once again being awarded to an American League batter. Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was given the honorable title after hitting .330 with 44 home runs and 139 RBIs, just beating out Mike Trout in average (.325) and Josh Hamilton in big flies (43). The last player to have earned the...

Miguel Cabrera wins Triple Crown

No, not in horseracing.A few days before it became official, my fiance and I were trying to figure out what stats an MLB player had to be #1 in to win the Triple Crown title - for two baseball fans, we were pretty clueless. I think I got two out of three. But maybe that just goes to show that it really has been 45 years since the last Triple Crown winner. Neither of us was born yet...

Cabrera makes history, joins elite group

In the stat-happy world of Major League Baseball, one of the most illustrious personal titles is also one of the most rare. This year, Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers joined the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners, leading the American League in batting average (.330), home runs (44), and runs batted in (139). Amazingly, he came within only 6 percentage points in batting...

Detroit Sports Weekly 48: Tigers ALDS predictions, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Trout and MVP media bias

With the regular season over with the AL Central Champion Detroit Tigers now set their sites on surging Oakland Athletics in the ALDS. But how will the Tigers, who have arguably the best three man rotation in the playoffs and the best one-two punch in Cabrera and Fielder fair against a relatively unknown cast in the Oakland A’s? In this weeks weeks edition of Detroit Sports Weekly...

Paralysis By Analysis: A Look At Statistics In Modern Day Baseball

Mike Trout was the best player in baseball this season. You know, I know it. We know it for a variety of reasons – the least of which is the sabermetric craze. The big sports media outlets are waging a debate on a near-presidential scale of whether Trout or Miguel Cabrera deserves the MVP this year. Cabrera, as you likely know, won the Triple Crown. That’s an incredible feat...

Triple Crown or Trout? AL MVP debate a hot topic

Miguel Cabrera has his Triple Crown. MVP award, maybe not. Hold on, now. How could that be? Mike Trout, that's how. It's the hottest debate in baseball, seemingly pitting old-school traditionalists against new-age number crunchers in a bench-clearing shouting match over what constitutes ''valuable.'' At stake is the American League's Most Valuable...
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