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Miguel Cabrera

Baseball Player
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Net worth 2018: $133.7 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Maracay, Venezuela
Country: Venezuelan
BirthDay: 18 April 1983
Sigh: Taurus
Height: 1.93 m
BIOGRAPHY

Miguel Cabrera was bornon 18 April 1983 in Maracay, Venezuela, Venezuelan, is Baseball Player. José Miguel Cabrera Torres, better known as Miguel Cabrera or by his nickname Miggy, is a Venezuelan professional baseball player, who is currently the first baseman for the ‘Major League Baseball’ team ‘Detroit Tigers’. Initially trained by his uncle, former St. Louis Cardinals player David Torres, he travelled to the United States when he was 15 and joined ‘Florida Marlins’ as an amateur free agent. A year later, he began his professional career in the minor leagues. In his debut season in the major leagues in 2003, he was instrumental in the Marlin’s ‘World Series’ victory. In 2008, he signed an eight year, $152.3 million contract with Tigers after being traded to them. Considered to be one of the best pure hitters of all time with two ‘American League Most Valuable Player’ awards, 458 career home runs, 2,595 hits, 1,598 RBI, and .319 batting average, he is a rare batter who combines analytical skills with raw power and has the ability to hit the ball to all fields. He is well-respected for how he conducts himself both on and off the field, having been nominated twice for the ‘Roberto Clemente Award’ by his teammates.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$133.7 Million

TIMELINE
2017

He was put on the disabled list the second time in his career on April 22, 2017, after suffering a right groin strain

2016

He achieved the distinction of hitting a home run against all the 30 major league teams when he hit one against his former team ‘Miami Marlins’ on June 28, 2016

2015

Due to a Grade 3 left calf strain, Cabrera found himself on the 15-day disabled list on July 4, 2015, for the first time in his 13-year career in the US

2014

On March 28, 2014, as he returned to the first base, his contract with the Tigers was extended for eight more years on top of the remaining two from the initial writings

2013

He followed that up with an equally superlative 2013 season, in which he won the AL MVP award second year in a row after 2012

2012

He was conferred with the most recent ‘Batting Triple Crown’ in 2012

2011

He reached his 1500th career hit against ‘Chicago White Sox’ on July 15, 2011

2010

According to an ‘Associated Press’ report published in January 2010, Cabrera spent three months at a rehab centre due to his addiction to alcohol

2009

With his stellar performance at the MLB, Cabrera’s selection to the Venezuelan national team for the ‘2009 World Baseball Classic’ came as no surprise

2008

3 million contract with the ‘Detroit Tigers’ he took the field for his debut outing against the ‘Kansas City Royals’ on March 31, 2008

2007

In 2007 he became the third youngest player to accumulate 500 RBI as a major leaguer

2006

He started the 2006 season as a leader and key run producer

2004

The 33 home runs he hit each year in 2004 and 2005 brought him the honour of being the youngest player in MLB history to hit back-to-back 30-homer seasons

2003

Performing as the Marlin’s cleanup batter, he played a pivotal role in the team’s 4-2 win of the ‘2003 World Series’ against the ‘New York Yankees’

2000

He began as a shortstop in the ‘Gulf Coast League’ (GCL) in 2000

1999

He made his first hit in December 1999 and played for the team till his retirement from Caribbean baseball in January 2008

1983

Miguel Cabrera was born on April 18, 1983, in in Maracay, Venezuela to Miguel and Gregoria Cabrera

1945

He made a return on May 2, hitting the ball out of the park for his 450th career home run

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