Found August 19, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Miguel Cabrera
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
It’s a wonder why the Detroit Tigers aren’t under investigation for cheating. They have a machine on their team. Its name is Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera, the reigning AL MVP and Triple Crown winner, is chasing history again. He’s possibly looking at another Triple Crown. How rare is that? The Triple Crown has only been won 16 times in the history of Major League Baseball, dating back to 1878. And there were 45 years between Carl Yastrzemski’s and Cabrera’s crowns. The only time there’s ever been a triple crown winner in consecutive years was when Baltimore’s Frank Robinson did it in 1966, followed by Yastrzemski the next year. The only two players to win multiple Triple Crowns are some guys by the names of Ted Williams and Rogers Hornsby. Two of the greatest hitters ever. So, that’s how rare it is to see someone in a chase for a second consecutive Triple Crown – it’s never been done. And let’s not forget to consider the most impressive part. The pitching. Not to take anything away from ...
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