Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera shakes fan’s hand — on his way to on-deck circle in Fenway Park


Miguel Cabrera was popular before the game in Fenway, too. (Michael Dwyer / AP)

The month of May has belonged to Miguel Cabrera and, on Sunday night, the Detroit Tigers’ slugger paused in the midst of a game to share some joy with a fan at Fenway Park.

As Cabrera walked to the on-deck circle in the fifth inning, a young fan ran down the aisle and stuck out his hand for a handshake. And Cabrera did what athletes in the moment of competition rarely do: he stopped and shook the kid’s hand.

Of course, it’s easy to be so laid back when you’re playing the way the two-time American League MVP is playing.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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