A Crowning Glory for Tigers' Cabrera?

A Crowning Glory for Tigers' Cabrera?

Miguel Cabrera has a chance to become the first player to win the Triple Crown in back-to-back years. No one has come close -- unless you count Baltimore's Frank Robinson in 1967.

Robinson won the Triple Crown in 1966, and in midseason of 1967 he was making a strong bid to win it again. In late June, he was batting .337 with 21 home runs and 59 RBIs. He was neck-and-neck with Boston's Carl Yastrzemski for the American League batting lead and with Minnesota's Harmon Killebrew for the home run and RBI lead.

"He was off to a better start in '67 than when he won the Triple Crown in '66," Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer, a Baltimore teammate of Robinson's in those years, said Thursday.

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