A member of an elite club recording his achievements One off For the . Cabrera is also the seventh major league player to have 3,000 hits and 500 runs. He joins Henry Aaron, Willie Mays Eddie Murray, Rafael Palmeiro and Alex Rodriguez.
Cabrera has been a force of nature at the plate almost from the day he joined the league and is still a formidable presence in his 20th year. He was a career.310 hitter who led Major League Baseball in batting percentage four times. He also hit over.320 five straight years. He was the 2012 AL MVP and he had a.330/.393/.606 average. The award was again won by Cabrera the following year when he hit.348/.442/.636 with 44 home runs. Cabrera won seven Silver Sluggers in addition to these laurels and led the Florida Marlins' 2003 World Series win.
Cabrera's achievement was acknowledged by the greatest names in baseball, fitting his status of a respected veteran.
Congratulations @MiguelCabrera 3k!!! 🔥🔥🔥
— Mike Trout (@MikeTrout) April 23, 2022
Congratulations to the legend @MiguelCabreraGet 3000
— Marcus Stroman (@STR0) April 23, 2022
Just watched @MiguelCabreraGet his 3000th hit. He is arguably the greatest right-handed hitter of all times.
— Kevin Pillar (@KPILLAR4) April 23, 2022
We are so happy for you! @MiguelCabreraWe have 3000 hits! This is one of the greatest things you've ever done.
— Brent Suter (@bruter24) April 23, 2022
Felicitaciones @MiguelCabrera nos gozamos contigo todos los venezolanos 🇻🇪🇻🇪👏👏🙏
— Robinson Chirinos (@robinson28ch) April 23, 2022
— Mitch Haniger (@M_Hanny17) April 23, 2022
🔥🔥3000 hits HISTORIA my Brothers🔥🔥@MiguelCabrera
— eduardo jose escobar (@escobardelapica) April 23, 2022
Wow, 3000. Bravo, my brother!
— Dontrelle Willis (@DTrainMLB) April 23, 2022
I have known him as one of my best teammates and the smartest hitters that I know. Congratulations to the goat!
— Derek Holland (@Dutch_Oven45) April 23, 2022
That pitch was ten times better than the one before. It was a huge help to me as a rookie that a guy fresh from a triple crown tell me one of your pitches plays. It was a moment I will never forget. Miggy, you are truly a legend.
— Trevor “IamTrevorMay” May (@IamTrevorMay) April 23, 2022