A Biography in 1,000 Players No. 101 Joey Mauer (Number 11 Catcher)

In a way Mauer reminds me of Ernie Banks. Banks was a solid, not great fielding shortstop who hit like an excellent first baseman. Then because of injuries he had to move to first base but hit more like a shortstop. So, he had a lot of average years in his career. Mauer caught for 10 years than moved to first base to prolong his career. He played another 5 years but hit more like a catcher. Some people forgot about his early years and question if he is a hall of famer. They said his career (15 years) is…

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