Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Triple Crown: CONGRATULATIONS Miguel Cabrera!

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THE ELITE CLUB:

Year Lg Player Team/(BA, HR, RBI)
2012 AL Miguel Cabrera DET .330, 44 HR, 139 RBI
1967 AL Carl Yastrzemski BOS .326, 44 HR, 121 RBI
1966 AL Frank Robinson BAL .316, 49 HR, 122 RBI
1956 AL Mickey Mantle NYY .353, 52 HR, 130 RBI
1947 AL Ted Williams BOS .343, 32 HR, 114 RBI
1942 AL Ted Williams BOS .356, 36 HR, 137 RBI
1937 NL Joe Medwick STL .374, 31 HR, 154 RBI
1934 AL Lou Gehrig NYY .363, 49 HR, 165 RBI
1933 AL Jimmie Foxx PHA .356, 48 HR, 163 RBI
1933 NL Chuck Klein PHI .368, 28 HR, 120 RBI
1925 NL Rogers Hornsby STL .403, 39 HR, 143 RBI
1922 NL Rogers Hornsby STL .401, 42 HR, 152 RBI
1909 AL Ty Cobb DET .377, 9 HR, 107 RBI
1901 AL Nap Lajoie PHA .426, 14 HR, 125 RBI
1887 AA Tip O'Neill STL .435, 14 HR, 123 RBI
1878 NL Paul Hines PRO .358, 4 HR, 50 RBI

WHAT AN ACCOMPLISHMENT!!!!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Pittsburgh Pirates: 77-82

....AND SO THEY COULD NOT!!!!

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“I completely understand the fans' frustration. We haven't won the games we were supposed to win the last six to eight weeks.” -General manager Neal Huntington, whose team was 16 games over .500 at 63-47 on Aug. 8 yet wound up with a losing season.

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THE STREAK CONTINUES-- 20 CONSECUTIVE LOSING SEASONS AND COUNTING.... I GUESS A WINNING SEASON IN PITTSBURGH IS CONSIDERED BLASPHEMY! WHAT A BUMMER!