Joseph Patrick Mauer, is an American former professional baseball catcher, designated hitter, and first baseman, who spent his entire 15-year Major League Baseball career with the Minnesota Twins. Mauer is the only catcher in MLB history to win three batting titles, and the only catcher to ever win a batting title in the American League. He also won three consecutive Gold Glove Awards, and the 2009 AL Most Valuable Player Award.
About Joe Mauer
MLB All-Star who became the first catcher to ever win the batting crown three times. He was named American League MVP in 2009, after hitting .365 with 28 home runs for the Minnesota Twins.
He only struck out one time during his entire four year high school career with St. Paul's Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders.
In addition to his standout baseball career at St. Paul's, he was also a star quarterback for the school's football team, leading the Raiders to their first ever Minnesota Class 5A State Championship in 1999.
He married Maddie Bisnaz in 2012 and the couple had twins in July, 2013.
He and first baseman Justin Morneau combined to form a lethal duo for the Minnesota Twins.
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