The fans of baseball are quite familiar with the name of Miguel Cabrera. He is a professional baseball first baseman from Venezuela. Currently, he plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major League baseball. He started his career with Florida Marlins in 2003. Since 2003, he is a two-time American league winner of Most Valuable Player (MVP), four-time AL batting champion and eleven times MLB All-Star. Miguel Cabrera was born as Jose Miguel Cabrera Torres on April 18, 1983. His place of birth was Maracay, Venezuela. He is Venezuelan. His ethnicity of Amerindians. His zodiac sign is Aries. Miguel Cabrera regarded as one of the best hitters all the time. With his sheer commitment and dedication, he makes himself a successful sports figure.
In 1999, Miguel Cabrera was signed by Marlins as an amateur free agent. He started his professional career in 2000 as a shortstop. After his good performance; he was promoted to Class-A ball where he accomplished the final eight games batting .250 with 6 RBIs by playing for the New York-Penn League.
On June 20, 2003, Miguel Cabrera, he debut as a player in the major league. In 2004, he spent the entire season playing in the outfield and had 13 outfield assists. In 2007, he wins the NL player of the Week twice. He played with Marlins from 2003 to 2007.
In year 2008, Miguel Cabrera landed his steps at Detroit Tigers. On March 22, 2008, he agreed on a contract with the Tigers on the eight-years, $152.3 million contract that is extendable. On March 28, 2014, he agreed on a new contract with the Tigers. Throughout 2016 seasons, his batting average (.321), Hits (2519), Home runs (446), RBI (1553) and On-base percentage (.399).
Miguel Cabrera is the son of Miguel Cabrera and Gregoria Cabrera. He was raised with baseball in his blood. His grandfather was an amateur player in baseball while his mother was a shortstop on the national softball Venezuelan team for 14 years. Even they met on the baseball diamond.
Miguel is the philanthropist. He is active in social works. In 2012, he established The Miguel Cabrera foundation to help a variety of children’s funds. He also motivates young children to play baseball and softball. He is a Catholic and practiced Santeria.
Miguel Cabrera is a married man. He married his long-time girlfriend Rosangel in 2002. It is about many years of their marriage and they are living happily together. They together have two daughters and one son. Miguel Cabrera lives with his wife and children in Birmingham, Michigan.
Truly, Miguel Cabrera is the inspiration for youngsters and upcoming players. He has a good height of 6 feet and 4 inches. He is not only popular in baseball ground but also on social networking sites. He has thousands of followers on social networking sites. As of 2016, his salary is 28 million USD. His estimated net worth is $135 million.
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