Detroit's Cabrera wins 1st Triple Crown in 45 years

The Detroit Tiger's Miguel Cabrera has become baseball's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years. Cabrera received a standing ovation from the crowd Wednesday night

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Detroit Tiger's Miguel Cabrera has become baseball's first Triple Crown winner in 45 years.

Cabrera received a standing ovation from the crowd Wednesday night for topping the American League with a .330 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 RBIs.

Past Triple Crown winners include Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig and Ted Williams.

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