DETROIT, Mich. (CBS SF) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and Detroit Tigers Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera and are the winners of the 2012 Hank Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league.
The award was created in 1999 and this is the first time that the two recipients are facing each other in the World Series.
Posey and Cabrera received their awards before Game 3 in a ceremony attended by Aaron and Commissioner Bud Selig.
In addition, Selig and Hall of Fame slugger Frank Robinson, a Triple Crown winner in 1966, presented Cabrera with the Triple Crown Award.
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