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Joe Mauer

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Joe Mauer
Mauer with the Minnesota Twins in 2017
Catcher / First baseman
Born: (1983-04-19) April 19, 1983 (age 41)
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 2004, for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 2018, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Batting average.306
Home runs143
Runs batted in923
Career highlights and awards
Incoming Member of the National
Baseball Hall of Fame
Vote76.1% (first ballot)
Joe Mauer

Joseph Patrick "Joe" Mauer (born April 19, 1983 in Saint Paul, Minnesota) is a retired baseball player who spent his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the Minnesota Twins. He played catcher for most of his MLB career, moving to first base after suffering a severe concussion in 2013. He was the 2009 Most Valuable Player in the American League, and had the highest batting average in the American League in 2006, 2008, and 2009.

Mauer was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2024.