Miguel Cabrera and Terry Francona close careers as Tigers beat Guardians 5-2 | News, Sports, Jobs

Miguel Cabrera, one of the best hitters of all time, bid farewell to his illustrious career with the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. The Tigers ended their season with a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Guardians, as Cabrera made a backhanded stop, stepped on first base, and smiled on the final play of his career. Cabrera expressed his gratitude to the fans for giving him a chance to say goodbye and stated that he would cherish this moment for the rest of his life. Terry Francona, the manager of the Guardians, also retired on the same day, but acknowledged that the day belonged to Cabrera. Cabrera, the only player to win the Triple Crown in over 50 years, had a phenomenal career, accumulating numerous accolades and reaching significant milestones. Despite struggling with injuries in recent years, Cabrera’s impact and legacy in the game of baseball are undeniable.

Summery :

– Miguel Cabrera retired after the final game of his career with the Detroit Tigers.
– Cabrera made a backhanded stop on the final play, stepped on first base, and smiled.
– The crowd roared and Cabrera’s kids came out on the field to celebrate with him.
– Cleveland Guardians manager Terry Francona also retired after the game.
– Francona praised Cabrera and said the day belonged to him.
– Cabrera went 0 for 3 with a walk in his last plate appearance.
– He played on defense for the first time since 2021 and received a standing ovation from both teams.
– Cabrera’s children threw ceremonial first pitches to him and he was emotional as he was taken out of the game.
– Cabrera is the only player to win the Triple Crown in over 50 years and has impressive career stats.
– Francona closed his career with 1,950 wins and was a successful manager with the Red Sox and Guardians.
– The Tigers finished in second place with 78 wins, an improvement from last year.
– Cleveland slipped from their 92-win season last year and finished with 76 wins.
– Eduardo Rodriguez and Lucas Giolito were the starting pitchers for the game.
– The Tigers drew over 1.6 million fans to see Cabrera’s last season.
– Both Cleveland and Detroit will begin spring training in 2024 on February 24.

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