Miguel Cabrera is a professional baseball player. He has been playing for the Detroit Tigers since 2008. Cabrera is a 12-time All-Star. In 2003, he also became an MLB Champion when he played for the Florida Marlins.

Player Profile

Jose Miguel Torres Cabrera was born on April 18, 1983 in Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela. He bats right-handed and he also throws right-handed.

Career

He started his professional career with the Florida Marlins in 2003. In the same year, the team won the World Series Championship. The following year, he was named an MLB All-Star for the first time. In 2005, he was awarded the Silver Slugger Award for the first time. He would go on to win the award 6 more times.

Team 167 detroit tigers Detroit Tigers
Position First Base
Born 18 Apr 1983
Nationality Venezuela Venezuela
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
167 detroit tigers Detroit Tigers 2008 - present
149 miami marlins Miami Marlins 2003 - 2007

On December 5, 2007, the Marlins traded Miguel and starting pitcher Dontrelle Willis to the Detroit Tigers for pitchers Andrew Miller, Dallas Trahern, Eulogio De La Cruz, and Burke Badenhop, outfielder Cameron Maybin, and catcher Mike Rabelo.

In 2012 and 2013, he was named the Major League Baseball MVP. In 2022, he was named an All-Star for the seventh time in his career.

Career Highlights

  • 2004–2007, 2010–2016, 2022 - All-Star
  • 2003 - World Series champion
  • 2012, 2013 - AL MVP
  • 2012 - AL Triple Crown
  • 2005, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 - Silver Slugger Award
  • 2012, 2013 - AL Hank Aaron Award
  • 2011–2013, 2015 - AL batting champion
  • 2008, 2012 - AL home run leader
  • 2010, 2012 - AL RBI leader

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