Torii Hunter

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Torii Hunter
Torii Hunter on June 2, 2013.jpg
Hunter with the Tigers
Center fielder / Right fielder
Born: (1975-07-18) July 18, 1975 (age 47)
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 22, 1997, for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 2015, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Batting average.277
Home runs353
Runs batted in1,391
Career highlights and awards

Torii Kedar Hunter (/ˈtɔːriː/; born July 18, 1975) is an American former professional baseball center fielder and right fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Detroit Tigers from 1997 through 2015. Hunter was a five-time All-Star, won a major league record nine consecutive Gold Glove Awards as a center fielder, and was a two-time Silver Slugger Award winner. Hunter was known for his trademark ability to rob batters of home runs at the outfield wall, particularly as the center fielder for the Twins. Hunter is regarded as arguably the greatest defensive outfielder of all time.