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Miguel Cabrera was congratulated by teammates, fellow baseball players and other athletes after winning the Triple Crown.
Teammates, fellow baseball players, and athletes from other sports all took to Twitter to congratulate Miguel Cabrera after the Tigers slugger became the first American League Triple Crown winner since 1967. Here's some of what was said about the accomplishment, first from his Detroit Tigers teammates:
Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) October 4, 2012
Drew Smyly (@SmylyD) October 4, 2012
We've got a few former Tigers with congratulatory messages for Cabrera as well:
Congratulations to Miguel Cabrera on winning the American League Triple Crown. Thanks for making baseball the best sport.— Dmitri Young (@DaMeathookYoung) October 4, 2012
Congrats to my boy Miggy on the #TripleCrown straight beast mode this year. What an awesome dude and a straight freak at the plate!— Casper Wells (@UpstateBaller) October 4, 2012
We even have some athletes from outside the world of baseball, including LeBron James (among others):
Id like to congratulate @miguelcabrera on a truly amazing feat! This is a great day for you, the city and team of Detroit, and baseball fans— Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) October 4, 2012
Cabrera and the Tigers will again be in action when they host the AL West champion Oakland Athletics on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. ET. The game can be seen on TBS.