No the last triple crown winner was Affirmed 1978
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.
Yes, that was Affirmed.
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.
A triple crown winner is one who wins the batting average title, the runs batted in title and the home run title all in one season. The last triple crown winner was Carl Yastrzemski in 1967. A Triple play occurs in baseball when a team records three outs on a single play. The last triple play was Troy Tulowitzki's unassisted triple play on April 29, 2007. Pitchers also have a triple crown. A triple crown pitching winner leads the league in wins, strikeouts, and ERA.
The New York Yankees' first title was won in 1923 and their last was won in 2000.