Twins To Retire MVP Joe Mauer’s No. 7 Jersey Next Season, Ex-Catcher Reacts
Joe Mauer retired with the best career a player could ask for.Minnesota To Retire Mauer’s JerseyHe was drafted first overall out of high school by his hometown team, the Minnesota Twins. He would win an MVP in 2009 and lead a Hall of Fame-destined career as a catcher. He’s second in hits and games played only to Kirby Puckett and Harmon Killebrew. At just 35, he retired as the best hitting catcher of his generation and the face of the franchise.On Tuesday, Mauer appeared at Cretin-Derham Hall, the high school he was drafted out of. He was led to believe that he was going to a simple ceremony,...