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.
Joe Mauer will hit .340 at first, ex-Twin Mike Redmond assures
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Joe Mauer should forget all about catching once he gets used to playing first base full time in 2014.Twins star Joe Mauer moves from catcher to first base starting now
Back in August, before Joe Mauer's season came to a premature end because of a concussion, Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he would talk with his superstar catcher about possibly becoming a first baseman. The toll that catching was ? Continue reading ?After struggling with concussion issues, Joe Mauer puts health, family before catching
All Mauer, 30, wanted to be was a catcher. And now that part of his career is over. "It's frustrating," Mauer said, "it had to end sooner than I anticipated."Twins say catcher Joe Mauer moving to first base
Joe Mauer will move from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins, hoping to avoid a repeat of the concussion that cut short his 2013 season. The Twins announced the switch on Monday for the 30-year-old Mauer, who missed the last six weeks of the schedule recovering from his head injury.Joe Mauer to play first base, will no longer catch for Twins
The Twins are moving All-Star catcher Joe Mauer to first base permanently in 2014, the team announced on Monday. The shift to first will help the Twins better manage Mauer?s long-term health.Minnesota Twins Should Consider Using Joe Mauer at Third Base Next Season
COMMENTARY | As reported by multiple sources , Joe Mauer will no longer be playing catcher for the Minnesota Twins. After suffering a concussion from a foul tip on August 19, Mauer has decided that it is in his best interest to move from behind the plate to first base next season. "It's one of the tougher decisions I've had to make, but it's also one of the easiest," he told Phil Miller of the ...Twins' Joe Mauer to transition from catcher to first base
MINNEAPOLIS -- Joe Mauer had to do some soul searching. The Twins? six-time All-Star talked with medical personnel at the Mayo Clinic, one of the best hospitals in the world. He sought the advice of former teammate Justin Morneau, who like Mauer has dealt with a concussion.Joe Mauer's Multi-Million Dollar Minnesota Twins Contract Negotiation Revealed In Impending Book
Forthcoming book provides behind-the-scenes details concerning the negotiation of Joe Mauer's 8-year, $184 million contract with the Minnesota Twins.Twins: Joe Mauer moving from catcher to first base
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins. The Twins announced the switch Monday for the 30-year-old Mauer, who missed the last six weeks of the season recovering from a concussion. The Twins said they consulted with Mayo Clinic doctors and team physicians, and Mauer and the organization agreed the move was in the best ...Joe Mauer at age 17 looked like Harry Potter
It's mostly the glasses, but if you watch video from 2000 of Minnesota prep star Joe Mauer talking about making college football recruiting visits to places such as Michigan, Arizona State and Florida State, you'll wonder to yourself: And what ? Continue reading ?
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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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