A three-sport star at Cretin-Derham Hall High School, he ditched a football scholarship offer from Florida State to concentrate on baseball. Since, he's morphed into one of the purest hitters in the game. he is the only catcher in Major League Baseball history to win three batting titles.
6 ft, 5 in
St. Paul Cretin High School
$23 million in 2013
American League MVP (2009); five-time All-Star; four-time Silver Slugger; three-time American League batting champion; three-time Gold Glove winner.
FORT MYERS, FLA. – Joe Mauer felt out of his element, arriving at spring training to a clubhouse stall without a catcher’s mask, shin guards and chest protector to slip on.Mauer is in his...
The negotiations parried back and forth for weeks in early 2010, encompassing virtually every detail of Joe Mauer’s career. His lionization in his hometown. His status as an All-Star, and his...
Joe Mauer will be making the move from the most difficult fielding position in baseball to the easiest. The escape from catcher to first base takes away all the excuses for Mauer’s lack of...
Joe Mauer says he feels the best he has in years, meaning he would like to spend more time at catcher.
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