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Miguel Cabrera wins the Triple Crown

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Cabrera won the first Triple Crown since 1967. He became the 15th player to win it, and it's just the 17th time it's been won in history.

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Miguel Cabrera has won the Triple Crown.

Cabrera went 0-for-2 on Wednesday, but his effort during the first 161 games of the year was enough to clinch baseball's first batting Triple Crown since 1967.

Cabrera finished the regular season with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 RBI.

Angels outfielder Mike Trout went 2-for-3, finishing the season with a .326 average, good for second base.

Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton went 1-for-5 with no home runs and three RBI. He finished the season with 43 HR and 128 RBI. Curtis Granderson came from behind to tie Hamilton at 43 HR after a two homer game before being pulled in the eighth inning.

Cabera became the 15th player to win it, and it's just the 17th time it's been won in history.

I don't want to say Cabrera's Hall of Fame ticket has just been punched, but, well, if history is our guide, yep, that ought to do it.