Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers finished the season winning the American League Triple Crown, leading the league with 44 home runs, runs batted in, and a. Archived from the original on March 17, Cabrera belted a two-run home run and scored two times to take home the MVP Award.
Vanished — Left Behind: Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. The ceremonial first pitch is thrown by Muhammad Ali, who won his first of three heavyweight boxing championships by defeating Sonny Liston in Miami in On October 14th, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner becomes the first person to break the sound barrier without any machine assistance during a record space dive out of the Red Bull Stratos helium-filled balloon from 24 miles 39 kilometers over Roswell, New Mexico in the United States. Josh Hamilton tied the Major League record by hitting four home runs , all of them two-run shots, as he went five-for-five in the Texas Rangers ' 10—3 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on May 8th. Retrieved January 16, We had a great season to get to the playoffs, and we played well to get to the World Series.