We don’t hear too much about Hornsby anymore, so I thought I would dedicate this installment of By The Numbers to him. And, boy, did he put up some numbers.
Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown placed him into an elite group in history.
When Miguel Cabrera took strike three from Sergio Romo at Comerica Park on Sunday night, the World Series was completed. The National Pastime was immediately suspended, as happens every fall until pitchers and catchers return next spring. So now what?
Derek Jeter passed Rogers Hornsby for 33rd place on baseball’s all-time list with two hits, and the Yankees’ relievers held off the Twins in their first game since blowing a big lead to win 4-3 on Thursday.