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Joe Mauer

Biography

MLB All-Star who became the initial catcher to ever gain the batting crown 3 x. He was called American Group MVP in ’09 2009, after striking .365 with 28 house operates for the Minnesota Twins. He just struck out onetime during his whole four year senior high school profession with St. Paul’s Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders. Furthermore to his standout football profession at St. Paul’s, he was also a superstar quarterback for the school’s soccer group, leading the Raiders with their initial ever Minnesota Course 5A State Tournament in 1999. He wedded Maddie Bisnaz in 2012 as well as the few acquired twins in July, 2013. He and initial baseman Justin Morneau mixed to create a lethal duo for the Minnesota Twins.

Quick Facts


Full Name Joe Mauer
Salary 23 million USD
Date Of Birth April 19, 1983
Place Of Birth Saint Paul, MN
Height 1.96 m
Weight 104 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education Cretin-Derham Hall High School
Nationality American
Spouse Maddie Bisanz
Children Emily Teresa, Maren Virginia
Parents Jake Mauer Jr., Teresa Mauer
Siblings Jake Mauer
Awards American League Most Valuable Player Award
Nominations Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award
Star Sign Aries

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#Fact
1 Is designated hitter, 1st baseman, and catcher for the Minnesota Twins. (April 2012).
2 He and Justin Morneau are called the M&M Boys in the clubhouse.
3 On December 11, 2011 Mauer announced his engagement to Maddie Bisanz, his girlfriend of 18 months.
4 Mauer's 2011 Twins baseball season is over because he has a mild case of pneumonia. (September 2011).
5 Joe has two older brothers named Jake and Billy.
6 His Major League Baseball start was April 5, 2004 for the Minnesota Twins.
7 On March 21, 2010, Mauer agreed to an 8-year contract extension with the Minnesota Twins worth $184 million, which will take effect from the 2011 season to the 2018 season. It's the richest contract in the history of major league baseball for a catcher.
8 On a 98 degree day with the Minnesota Twins playing the Chicago White Sox, two girls made a sign that said "Is it hot outside or is is just Joe Mauer?".
9 He shared a house with Justin Morneau, until Justin married.
10 For the 2nd straight year, Mauer was named the Minnesota Twins' Most Valuable Player.
11 He hit his 1,000th career Major League hit on 9-14-10 against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.
12 In May 2009, he had the best month so far by hitting 11 home runs and drove in 32 RBI becoming the first ever Twins player to reach that mark in a single month.
13 He was promoted to the Minnesota Twins roster in 2004.
14 In high school, Joe was the quarterback for his football team.
15 In high school, Joe averaged more than 20 points per game as a point guard in basketball.
16 Mauer was honored as the 2001 Gatorade National Player of the Year in both football and baseball.
17 Mauer was selected by the Minnesota Twins as the first overall pick of the 2001 draft.
18 He turned down a football scholarship from Florida State University to enter the Major League Baseball Draft.
19 His high school batting average exceeded .500 every year.
20 He attended the same high school as Baseball Hall of Famer and former Milwaukee Brewer, Paul Molitor.
21 He has won four Louisville Slugger "Silver Slugger" awards in his career. (July 2011).
22 He ranks 3rd among all active players in career batting average (.327).
23 His position in baseball is catcher, but is also a designated hitter.
24 He bats left, but throws right.
25 He is the only catcher in Major League history to win three batting titles.
26 He won the 2009 AL MVP award.
27 HE has won three consecutive Gold Glove awards (2008-2010).
28 He is regarded as one of the best defensive and offensive catchers in baseball.
29 He has 3 MVP Batting Titles. (June 2011).
30 He credits the most influential people in his life is his family.
31 His favorite cartoon character is Bugs Bunny.
32 Good friends with Minnesota Twins 1st baseman, Justin Morneau.
33 He plays baseball for the Minnesota Twins; catcher and designated hitter. (June 2011).


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike 2011 TV Series Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2011 TV Series Himself
Prime 9 2009-2011 TV Series Himself
Sunday Night Baseball 2005-2010 TV Series Himself - Minnesota Twins Catcher / Himself - Minnesota Twins Designated Hitter
Homecoming with Rick Reilly 2010 TV Series Himself
2009 MLB All-Star Game 2009 TV Special Himself
2008 MLB All-Star Game 2008 TV Special Himself - AL Starting Catcher, Minnesota Twins
Rome Is Burning 2008 TV Series Himself
2006 MLB All-Star Game 2006 TV Special Himself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith 2006 TV Series Himself
Pardon the Interruption 2006 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rome Is Burning 2010 TV Series Himself

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#Trademark
1 His side burns
2 The number 7


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