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Tiger Style

Posted By Alex Belth On August 23, 2011 @ 8:50 am In 1: Featured,Baseball,Bronx Banter,Games We Play | Comments Disabled


Tyler Kepner on Miguel Cabrera [2]:

Only five players in major league history have had 1,500 hits and 250 homers, while hitting .310 or better, through their age-28 season. They are Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Hank Aaron, Albert Pujols and Cabrera.

That is heady company, but Cabrera said he did not think much about his place in history.

“It’s too early,” he said Friday night after the first victory of a three-game sweep over the Cleveland Indians. “You never know what’s going to happen tomorrow or next month or next year.”

The man is a monster talent.

[Photo Credit: CBS News]

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[2] Tyler Kepner on Miguel Cabrera: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/22/sports/baseball/cabrera-is-tigers-complete-player-with-wrinkles.html?_r=1&ref=baseball

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