Detroit Tigers icon Miguel Cabrera finishing his 21-year MLB career with a dream come true

Miguel Cabrera retires after a legendary 21-year career

Cabrera finishes with 3,174 hits, 511 home runs and 627 doubles

He is the seventh player in MLB history to reach 3,000 hits and 500 home runs

Cabrera was a 12-time All-Star and won two MVP awards

He is a member of the Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame

Cabrera says retiring was a difficult decision, but it is the right time

He is grateful for his time in the MLB and for the support of his fans

Cabrera says he is looking forward to spending more time with his family

He is also excited to pursue new opportunities after baseball

Cabrera retirement is a sad day for baseball, but he leaves behind a legacy that will never be forgotten

He is a true legend of the game