Batting triple crown Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 playing for boston pitching triple crown Justin Verlander in 2011 and Clayton Kershaw for the NL same year
1967. Yaz won the American League Triple Crown in 1967 with a .326 batting average, 44 home runs, and 121 RBIs.
Carl Yastrzemski 1967 Triple Crown SeasonCarl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox was the last player to hit for the Triple Crown. In 1967 Carl Yastrzemski had a .326 batting average, hit 44 home runs, and had 121 Runs Batted In. He also led the League in runs scored, with 112, and hits with 189. In 1967 Carl Yastrzemski also won the ML Hutch Award, was voted as the ML Player of the Year, and won the 1967 American League Most Valuable Player Award.
Which league? NL: Orlando Cepeda, a unanimous selection. AL: Carl Yastrzemski, who won the Triple Crown that year. To date (12/5/11), Yaz is the last player to win the Triple Crown.
You only have to look back to 1966, the year before Boston's Carl Yastrzemski won the American League Triple Crown with a .326 batting average, 44 home runs and 121 runs batted in. During the 1966 season, Frank Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles won the A.L. Triple Crown with a 316 batting average, 49 homers and 122 RBI. The last major leaguer to post a Triple Crown season was Miguel Cabrera of the 2012 Detroit Tigers, who batted .330 with 44 homers and 139 RBI.
The last American League player to win the Triple Crown was Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox in 1967 when he hit .326 with 44 HR and 121 RBIs. The year before that Frank Robinson of the Baltimore won the American League Triple Crown, batting .316 with 49 homers and 122 RBIs. Only 6 other American League players and 5 National League players have ever won the Triple Crown.
Seabiscuit didn't win the Triple Crown
Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Yastrzemski won the Triple Crown in 1967. Yaz hit 326 with 44 home runs and 121 runs batted in. Frank Robinson won the Triple Crown the year before. The Triple Crown has been achieved 13 times in the "Modern Era" (since 1900), and twice before. Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams are the only men to do it twice. People also refer to the "Pitcher's Triple Crown" if a pitcher leads the league in wins, strikeouts, and ERA. This has been more common, most recently achieved by the Twins' Johan Santana in 2006.
Carl Michael Yastrzemski played in left field, first base and designated hitter throughout his 23-year career. He played 1961-1983 for the Boston Red Sox and was an 18-time all-star. Won the Triple Crown in 1967 and 3 Batting Titles. His Red Sox uniform number 8 was retired when he was elected to MLB Hall of Fame on the first ballot in 1989.
Yes. The Triple Crown races are for three year olds only.
The great Secretariat won the Triple Crown in the year 1973.
The Triple Crown races are for three year olds only.