On-Air Now
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Cabrera’s Bittersweet Final Moments as a Detroit Tiger

Photo: Brian Bradshaw Sevald ~ USA TODAY Sports

DETROIT, Oct. 2, 2023 ~ Miguel Cabrera, the Detroit legend, played his final game at Comerica Park in a bittersweet end to his time on the Detroit Tigers.

Although the slugger served as a designated hitter toward the end of his career, Cabrera came full-circle and spent his final moments at first base in the eighth inning. He took the field alone with a roaring crowd honoring his unforgettable career.  

Cabrera not only left the ball park with a standing ovation, but also with countless career achievements, including a total of 3,174 hits and 511 home runs, leaving him Hall of Fame bound.


Oct. 2, 2023 ~ 760 WJR Senior Sports Analyst Steve Courtney talks with Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds about Miguel Cabrera ending his legendary career.


Oct. 1, 2023 ~ J.K. Simmons narrates a tribute video to Miguel Cabrera as he played the final game of his 21-year MLB career.


Cabrera’s Bittersweet Final Moments as a Detroit Tiger

Oct. 1, 2023 ~ Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera celebrates as he leaves the game during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Guardians at Comerica Park. Photo: Rick Osentoski ~ USA TODAY Sports

(CONTINUED) In a victorious 5-2 win against the Cleveland Guardians and a sold-out crowd at his home stadium, Cabrera commemorated his final MLB moments.

Miguel Cabrera will always be remembered by fans, the Tigers, and the Detroit community. A Detroit legend forever.