No the last triple crown winner was Affirmed 1978
Affirmed in 1978
Prior to Miguel Cabrera winning the triple crown in 2012, the last Detroit Tiger to win the award was Ty Cobb in 1909.
Not the US Triple Crown. But he did win the UK Triple Crown.
1977. When he died in 2002 he was the last living Triple Crown winner.
Joe Medwick was the last St. Louis Cardinal to win the Triple Crown in hitting. In 1937 Medwick hit .374, had 31 home runs, and 154 RBIs.
Mickey Mantle Triple Crown 1956Mickey Mantle was the last New York Yankee to win the triple crown. In 1956 Mickey hit .352 with 52 HRs, and 130 RBIs.
No one....It 's a horse race. Only a horse has won the race! And the last horse to win the Triple Crown was Affirmed in 1978. The jockey on Affirmed was Steve Cauthen.
The Thoroughbred's name was Affirmed xx Jess =]
It is contested annually by the national teams of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, Ireland in 2009 were the latest to win the competition