An American baseball catcher, Joe Mauer earned fame as a member of the Minnesota Twins
. An exceptional athlete, Mauer excels both at the plate and behind it. Mauer finished the 2006 regular season with a .347 batting average, becoming the first-ever American League catcher to win the crown and the first catcher to claim the title since Ernie Lombardi in 1942 with the Boston Braves.
Twins teammates Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins really are two of a kind
The pair is from the same area, on the same team and doesn't plan on playing anywhere else.Fantasy baseball debate: Carlos Santana vs. Joe Mauer
As part of SI.com's 2014 fantasy baseball preview, our experts Michael Beller and David Gonos debate whether you should target Carlos Santana or Joe Mauer.Price leads Rays to win over Twins
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It wasn't hard to tell whether left-hander David Price was more upset about the two pitches he allowed for home runs or the line drive Joe Mauer rocketed off his protective cup on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. Price followed his worst outing of the season by tossing a complete-game six-hitter in the Rays' 7-3 win over the Minnesota Twins. "If I'm going to get hit ...Joe Mauer is in the pink with Target Field debut of his own Minnesota twins
Minnesota Twin Joe Mauer was joined Thursday by his 8-month-old twins, Emily and Maren, on the field before the game at Target Field as he accepted an award.Charley Walters: Twins' Joe Mauer faces stiff competition to make All-Star Game
Joe Mauer has been the American League all-star catcher the past two seasons and six times during his 10-year major league career.Mauer willing to bunt on shift
If Joe Mauer wants to draw his bat in and lay down a bunt to ignite a rally, it's a small-ball weapon that's perfectly acceptable to Twins manager Ron Gardenhire.David Price hit by line drive in cup and says he doesn't even feel it
Not all major leaguers even wear cupsMinnesota Twins: Joe Mauer is All-Star Game ambassador
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer knows he will be at the All-Star Game on July 15 at Target Field. Now he just has to earn his spot on the team.Twins win: Joe Mauer's girls make Target Field debut
Joe Mauer was surrounded by pink Thursday when he accepted his Silver Slugger Award as the American League's top hitting catcher in 2013.Charley Walters: Twins' Joe Mauer frustrated by umps' ball-strike calls
Historically, major league catchers, when batting, have tended to be beneficiaries of borderline ball-strike calls by umpires. That's because catchers spend a lot of time working closely with umpires, many times developing nice relationships.
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Joe was a highly touted quarterback coming out of high school, and was expected to accept a scholarship to play QB at Florida State before being swayed by his hometown team, the Minnesota Twins.
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