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.
Minnesota 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.Joe Mauer named All-Star Game 'ambassador'
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has been named "ambassador" for the 2014 baseball All-Star Game, which will be played at Target Field on July 15. The honor typically goes to a high-profile player on the host team.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.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.Mauer tabbed as MLB's All-Star Ambassador
Major League Baseball on Thursday named Twins star Joe Mauer as the 2014 All-Star Ambassador. In addition, Twins legends Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Paul Molitor and Tony Oliva were named as spokespersons of T-Mobile All-Star FanFest.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.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.Twins' Mauer hits first HR to back Nolasco's first win
Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season and free-agent acquisition Ricky Nolasco earned his first win for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-1 victory Saturday over the Kansas City Royals.Rand: Twins name Mauer all-star ambassador
Joe Mauer will be responsible for helping promote the All-Star festivities, which start with All-Star FanFest at the Minneapolis Convention Center on July 11 and run through the All-Star Game itself at Target Field on July 15.Mauer's error at 1B costs Twins against Pirates
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer's error in the eighth inning led to two runs that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday. Mauer, who has three more spring training games to complete his conversion from a three-time Gold Glove-winning catcher to a full-time first baseman, bobbled a ball hit by Travis Snider with two outs and the bases loaded. The error allowed ...
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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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