During the 2012 season, Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers became the first player in 45 years to win the Triple Crown of batting. He led the American League with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 runs batted in. It was the first Triple Crown in Major League Baseball since 1967, when Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox led the American League with a .326 batting average, 44 home runs (tied for the lead with Harmon Killebrew) and 121 runs batted in.
Sports person to win both the Arjuna and the Dhronacharya awards for football?
No pitcher has ever won a batting title.
No the last triple crown winner was Affirmed 1978
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.
Not the US Triple Crown. But he did win the UK Triple Crown.
Affirmed in 1978
Affirmed in 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.