Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/14/12
DETROIT -- Its said that youre judged by the company you keep, and Tigers teammates Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander might soon join a very select circle. If third baseman Cabrera wins the American League Most Valuable Player award Thursday night, it would come one year after pitching ace Verlander received that honor. The duo would be only the fourth pitcher-position player teammates in the league to win it in consecutive seasons. The last to do so were Brewers closer Rollie Fingers and shortstop Robin Yount, in 1981-82, when Milwaukee still resided in the AL. Philadelphia As starter Lefty Grove and first baseman Jimmie Foxx turned the trick in 1932-33, and the first accomplish the feat were Washington Senators starter Walter Big Train Johnson and shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 1924-25. Five of those six are Hall of Famers, and the only player not in Cooperstown, Peckinpaugh, was one of the oddest MVP selections of all time after hitting just .294 with four homers and 64 RBIs. ...
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