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2012: MIGUEL CABRERA | Detroit Stats: .330 average, (Credit: AP)

2012: MIGUEL CABRERA | Detroit Stats: .330 average, 44 home runs, 139 RBIs

MLB Triple Crown winners

On Oct. 3, 2012, Miguel Cabrera became the 15th hitter since 1878 to win baseball's Triple Crown: leading the league in home runs, RBIs and batting average.

1878: PAUL HINES | Providence Stats: .358 average,
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1878: PAUL HINES | Providence
Stats: .358 average, four home runs, 50 RBIs
Hines is the only Triple Crown winner who's not in the Hall of Fame.

1894: HUGH DUFFY | Boston Stats: .438 average,
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1894: HUGH DUFFY | Boston
Stats: .438 average, 18 home runs, 145 RBIs
Duffy has the highest batting average of any Triple Crown winner during a winning season.

1901: NAP LAJOIE | Philadelphia Stats: .422 average,
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1901: NAP LAJOIE | Philadelphia
Stats: .422 average, 14 home runs, 125 RBIs

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1909: TY COBB | Detroit Stats: .377 average,
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1909: TY COBB | Detroit
Stats: .377 average, nine home runs, 115 RBIs

1912: HEINIE ZIMMERMAN | Chicago Stats: .372 average,
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1912: HEINIE ZIMMERMAN | Chicago
Stats: .372 average, 14 home runs, 103 RBIs

1922: ROGERS HORNSBY | St. Louis Stats: .401
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1922: ROGERS HORNSBY | St. Louis
Stats: .401 average, 42 home runs, 152 RBIs

1925 - ROGERS HORNSBY | St. Louis Stats:
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1925 - ROGERS HORNSBY | St. Louis
Stats: .403 average, 39 home runs, 143 RBIs

1933: CHUCK KLEIN | Philadelphia Stats: .368 average,
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1933: CHUCK KLEIN | Philadelphia
Stats: .368 average, 28 home runs, 120 RBIs

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1933: JIMMIE FOXX | Philadelphia Stats: .356 average,
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1933: JIMMIE FOXX | Philadelphia
Stats: .356 average, 48 home runs, 163 RBIs

1934: LOU GEHRIG | Yankees Stats: .363 average,
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1934: LOU GEHRIG | Yankees
Stats: .363 average, 49 home runs, 165 RBIs
Gehrig has the highest RBI total of any Triple Crown winner during a winning season.

1937: JOE MEDWICK | St. Louis Stats: .374
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1937: JOE MEDWICK | St. Louis
Stats: .374 average, 31 home runs, 154 RBIs

1942: TED WILLIAMS | Boston Stats: .356 average,
(Credit: AP)

1942: TED WILLIAMS | Boston
Stats: .356 average, 36 home runs, 137 RBIs

1947: TED WILLIAMS | Boston Stats: .343 average,
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1947: TED WILLIAMS | Boston
Stats: .343 average, 32 home runs, 114 RBIs

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1956: MICKEY MANTLE | Yankees Stats: .353, 52
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1956: MICKEY MANTLE | Yankees
Stats: .353, 52 home runs, 130 RBIs
Mantle hit the most home runs of any Triple Crown winner during a winning season.

1966: FRANK ROBINSON | Baltimore Stats: .316 average,
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1966: FRANK ROBINSON | Baltimore
Stats: .316 average, 49 home runs, 122 RBIs

1967: CARL YASTRZEMSKI | Boston Stats: .326 average,
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1967: CARL YASTRZEMSKI | Boston
Stats: .326 average, 44 home runs, 121 RBIs

2012: MIGUEL CABRERA | Detroit Stats: .330 average,
(Credit: AP)

2012: MIGUEL CABRERA | Detroit Stats: .330 average, 44 home runs, 139 RBIs

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