Found October 03, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
Nobody what side of the Mike Trout/Miguel Cabrera MVP debate you stand on, you have to admit this is pretty cool from purely a fan perspective. Cabrera has locked up the Triple Crown, the first time a player has led the league in batting average, home runs, and RBI since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. After Josh Hamilton failed to homer twice to pass Cabrera earlier today in Oakland, and with Cabrera's RBI lead safely tucked into his back pocket, the only challenge Cabrera had left for the Triple Crown was in the batting average category. Trout would need to go 4/4 while Cabrera went 0/4 for Trout to pass him, but the Angels' star rookie went just 2/3 in Los Angeles' 12-0 loss in Seattle to finish with a .326 average. Cabrera went 0/2 during the Tigers game in Kansas City before getting pulled from the game, with his batting average sitting at an AL-best .330. Cabrera will finish his season with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs, and 139 RBI, all at the top of the Amer...

MLB selling Cabrera Triple Crown dirt

To commemorate Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera winning the elusive Triple Crown, Major League Baseball is selling "Authenticated Batter Box Dirt."

Even the saber fanatics should see Cabrera is the AL MVP

There has been much debate over who should win the AL MVP this season. Concensus says the favorite should be Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera, who is about to win the triple crown. Many say the award should go to Los Angeles’ Mike Trout, who has enjoyed a rediculous rookie season. Josh Hamilton will get some votes, but is expected to fall short in the voting. Those who argue Trout...

Miguel Cabrera wins the Triple Crown

In the end there were no heroics on the last day of the 2012 regular season. In fact Miguel Cabrera’s 2012 regular season campaign ended with somewhat of a whimper as he struck out in his only two at bats before being pulled from the game. However, he would enter the dugout, high five his teammates in the fourth inning with the knowledge that he had secured the American League...

MLB is willing to profit off Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown

Have you ever watched the pawn shows on TV where someone comes in and tries to pawn dirt? They typically claim it is from Ebbets Field, or the old Yankee Stadium, hoping to make a few bucks. Of course, there is no way to authenticate dirt, unless you are willing to pay $39.99. But it [...]

Tigers' Cabrera wins Triple Crown

Tigers' Miguel Cabrera captures baseball's first Triple Crown since 1967.

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.


Miguel Cabrera wins Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera became the first player to win the Triple Crown since Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967. Read more about his feat.

Yaz's Crown went unnoticed -- even by him

DETROIT -- Two generations have passed since somebody last won baseballs Triple Crown. That 45-year absence since Carl Yastrzemski captured it with a long-shot champion Red Sox team has heightened the anticipation as Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera chases it. Yastrzemski clinched it on the same sunny Fenway Park afternoon in 1967 that his team beat the Twins to win the American...

Jackson's RBI lifts Tigers over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera became the first player in 45 years to achieve the Triple Crown in the AL Central-champion Detroit Tigers' 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Cabrera went 0 for 2 with a strikeout, then left in the fourth inning of the regular-season finale. He received a standing ovation from the opposing fans. He finished with...

AL MVP: It’s Not Rocket Science

Cabrera or Trout? Trout or Cabrera? These two names have been tossed around like Obama and Romney for a while now, and both with rather solid arguments. Trout and Cabrera both had great seasons, by any sense of anyone’s imagination. These two names have been tossed around like Obama and Romney for a while now, and both with rather solid arguments. The main argument for Cabrera...


Angels’ rookie center fielder Mike Trout will finish the 2012 campaign this afternoon in Seattle. The 21 year-old enters play ranked in the A.L. Top 5 in several offensive categories including, average (.324, 2nd), runs scored (129, 1st), stolen bases (49, 1st), slugging percentage (.561, 3rd) and on-base percentage (.397, 3rd).  Following is a statistical glance at his 2012...

One More Day of Sunshine

I can’t believe it. Our beautiful regular season has dwindled down to just one final day. It’s like that sad part of the candle that’s all crumpled wax and barely any wick left. It’s been a wonderful, memorable spring and summer. This has been the most enjoyable season of my adult life. So many amazing storylines. It delivered everything I wanted to see in a regular season...
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