What can be said about Miguel Cabrera that hasn’t already been already said before? Since his debut in 2003, Cabrera has played with such fervor that he’s earned the respect of fans from different teams. Not to mention his rivals as well. But much like any sports personality, the day comes when they have to give in to the demands of time and take a step back from their sport. Cabrera is now in his last season in Major League Baseball and is getting the honor he probably deserves.

The veteran first baseman has managed to accomplish things that not many players have done in their entire careers. A member of the 3,000 hits and 500 home run club, as well as the 2012 Triple Crown winner – his list of accomplishments is endless. It’s common conjecture among fans that Miggy will most certainly make it to Cooperstown later this decade, and probably in his first year of eligibility. After such an illustrious career, is it any surprise that the Houston Astros, a team Cabrera has never played for, honored him before a game?

The Houston Astros show their respect to Miguel Cabrera with a heartwarming gesture


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Throughout his 21-season career, the third baseman has played for two teams, the Miami Marlins and the Detroit Tigers. In those years, he has faced and defeated the Astros multiple times. And yet, they recognize talent when they see it. The Houston team was set to face the Detroit team on Wednesday when Astros manager Dusty Baker came out with a bottle of his wine and a cowboy hat for Miggy.

Minute Maid Park was alight with cheering crowds as Jose Altuve and Luis Garcia also brought him wine, this one signed by the 2023 Astros. The team’s official Twitter also posted a congratulatory message to Twitter and fans were delighted.

In addition to commending the Astros’ class gesture, fans also sent love to Cabrera.

Fans also had words of respect for the Houston team.

A fitting gesture for a two-time AL MVP and a seven-time Silver Slugger!


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Despite Cabrera’s skills, the Tigers didn’t manage to sweep the Astros

It’s been a rough couple of years for the Detroit team, while Astros are coming into 2023 as the reigning World Series champs. And yet, the Tigers managed to defeat the Astros in 2 out of 3 games. Some fans were expecting a full sweep in the third game, but the Astros managed a win, 8-2.

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Next, they will be up against the Minnesota Twins on April 8th, while the Tigers face the Boston Red Sox today.

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