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"Kung Fu Panda" belts the first of his three home runs en route to a 4-4 night

Game 1: Pandamonium Crushes Detroit

Game 1 of the World Series was all Pablo Sandoval as he belted three home runs, two of which were off Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander. Sandoval is only the fourth player in postseason history to hit three home-runs in a game. He joins Albert Pujols (last year), Reggie Jackson (’77) and Babe Ruth who did it twice (’26, ’28). Sandoval […]

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Cabrera won all three categories outright

Baseball’s Rare Triple Crown Won By Cabrera After 45-year Drought

There are 2 types of Triple Crown in sports and superlatives properly attach to both. Horse racing’s Triple Crown hasn’t been achieved since Affirmed did it in 1978.  Baseball’s Triple Crown is even more rare, and hasn’t been done since 1967.  That is, until last night when Detroit Tigers’ 3B Miguel Cabrera finished the season atop all 3 major categories in offensive production for a hitter. Cabrera finished […]

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