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.
Stop trying to kill Joe Mauer
A columnist's awful suggestion would put Joe Mauer back in life-altering danger. No ballplayer in Twins' franchise history inspires more hot sports takes than Joseph Patrick Mauer. So far, Mauer has played the role of wunderkind, of veteran stalwart, and now of struggling former star. Some fans and columnists call him washed up, overpaid, soft, and gutless. Others point out that, when healthy ...Elbow contusion keeps Mauer out of lineup
The Twins held first baseman Joe Mauer out of the lineup for precautionary reasons on Wednesday after sustaining a right elbow contusion in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the D-backs.No sense waiting for the Joe Mauer of old
His batting-title days are over, and he won't hit home runs. In short, the Joe Mauer of the future is -- at best -- the Joe Mauer of the present.Mauer returns from one-game rest for elbow
After missing Wednesday's game with a right elbow contusion, Twins first baseman Joe Mauer returned to the lineup on Thursday in the series opener against the Tigers.Twins first baseman Joe Mauer winding up 'tough year'
DETROIT -- A few flecks of gray have started to show up in Joe Mauer's close-cropped brown hair.Fantasy MVPs & LVPs
Matthew Pouliot names his fantasy MVPs and LVPs, plus offers his real MVP, Cy Young and ROY choices.Mauer's debut season at first base didn't go as he expected
Injuries and struggles at the plate left the former catcher frustrated this year as he adjusted to first base.Hitting Projections Review
Matthew Pouliot looks at how his hitting projections ended up in the first of two review columns.Newspaper columnist ignores Joe Mauer?s brain injury, calls him a wimp, says he should catch again
Behold, one of the worst "hot takes" you'll see.Polar Bear Offers Little Kid in a Joe Mauer Shirt a High Five
Are there polar bears in Minnesota?
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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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