No the last triple crown winner was Affirmed 1978
37 Years after Affirmed American Pharoah won the 2015 Triple Crown.
As of the 2008 season, the last batter to win the batting Triple Crown was Joe Medwick of the St. Louis Cardinals in 1937. He batted .374 with 31 HRs, and 154 RBIs. The last pitcher to win the pitching Triple Crown was Jake Peavy of the San Diego Padres in 2007. He had 18 wins, 240 strikeouts, and an ERA of 2.40.
The last leg in the Triple Crown
There have been 14 players that have won the Triple Crown in hitting with two players dong it twice. The last to do it was Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 when he hit 326, 44 HR, 121 RBI.
1977. When he died in 2002 he was the last living Triple Crown winner.
Seattle Slew was the last living Triple Crown winner who lived. He passed away on May 7, 2002.
As of the end of the 2007 season, the last batter to win the Triple Crown was Carl Yaztremski of the Boston Red Sox who batted .326, hit 44 HRs, and had 121 RBIs in 1967. The last pitcher to win the Triple Crown was Jake Peavy of the San Diego Padres who won 19 games, struckout 254 batters and had a 2.40 ERA in 2007.
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.