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.
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