Long regarded as the holy grail of Major League Baseball offensive statistics, batting average, home runs and runs batted in are considered the “triple crown” categories.

In 1967, Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski led the American League in those three categories, taking home the triple crown. It wasn’t the first time a player had accomplished the feat, but it was the last time … until Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera did so this past season.

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