Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers became the first player to win baseball’s triple crown since 1967. Cabrera finished the regular season leading the American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in.
1967: Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox
.326 average, 44 home runs and 121 RBI
1966: Frank Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles
.316 average, 49 home runs and 122 RBI
1956: Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees
.353 average, 52 home runs and 130 RBI
1947 and 1942: Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox
.343 average, 32 home runs and 114 RBI in 1947 .356 average, 36 home runs and 137 RBI in 1942
1937: Joe Medwick of the St. Louis Cardinals
.374 average, 31 home runs and 154 RBI
1934: Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees .363 average, 49 home runs and 165 RBI
1933: Jimmie Foxx of the Philadelphia Athletics .356 average, 48 home runs and 163 RBI
1933: Chuck Klein of the Philadelphia Phillies .368 average, 28 home runs and 120 RBI
1925 and 1922: Rogers Hornsby of the St. Louis Cardinals .403 average, 39 home runs and 143 RBI in 1925 .401 average, 42 home runs and 152 RBI in 1922
1909: Ty Cobb of the Detroit Tigers .377 average, 9 home runs and 107 RBI
1901: Nap Lajoie of the Philadelphia Athletics .426 average, 14 home runs and 125 RBI
1894: Hugh Duffy of the Boston Beaneaters .440 average, 18 home runs and 145 RBI
1887: Tip O'Neill of the St. Louis Browns .435 average, 14 home runs and 123 RBI
1878: Paul Hines of the Providence Grays .358 average, 4 home runs and 50 RBI
A Hurricane making its way through the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring high surf and strong currents to Ventura County south and southeast-facing beaches this week. Rescuers are urging the public to be cautious while entering the water, but surfers are enjoying the bigger sets.
A catalytic converter in a passing vehicle is suspected to be the cause of a brush fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon on the Harris Grade, near Lompoc. Firefighters were able to limit the blaze to less than 20 acres.
It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie. Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.