Major League Baseball hasn't had an offensive Triple Crown winner since 1967. As the drought nears the half-century mark, it's worth wondering if and when it will ever be captured again. From the start of the modern game in the early 1900s until Carl Yastrzemski took home the honor in '67, there was at least one winner in every decade except the 1910s. The Triple Crown was awarded 13 times to 11 different players from 1901-1967, and the list is a virtual Who's Who of baseball greats.
Way back at the beginning of April, some foolish writers were suggesting Adrian Gonzalez might win the AL Triple Crown in 2012. Now, all Red Sox fans are hoping for is that Gonzalez reaches double digit home runs. Power-wise, it has... Read Post
The last man to win baseball’s Triple Crown did it in a Red Sox Uniform. This year, it will happen again. When Carl Yastrzemski won the AL Triple Crown in 1967, he did it with a.326 batting average, 44 home runs and 121 RBI. These n... Read Post