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ON THIS POST:

  • Twins to honor Joe Mauer

    -- Retired Twins numbers

  • Minnesota numbers retired

    -- Mauer vs. Twins great

    -- Mauer career stats

  • Players with #7 retired

  • Numbers on retired numbers

  • Team-by-team retired numbers

    -- Last player honored


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7

Twins announced Dec. 18

they would retire number

of longtime star Joe Mauer

8

Mauer will join 7 other

Twins players honored

TWINS RETIRED NUMBERS
NO PLAYER POS YEAR
3 Harmon Killebrew 1B 1974
6 Tony Oliva OF 1991
10 Tom Kelly Mgr 2012
14 Kent Hrbek 1B 1995
28 Bert Blyleven RHP 2011
29 Rod Carew 2B 1987
34 Kirby Puckett OF 1997

Mauer's 2,123 hits vs. other Twins players with numbers retired


MAUER VS. OTHER TWINS
WITH RETIRED NUMBER
PLAYER G R HR RBI AVG
#3 Killebrew 2,435 1,283 573 1,584 .256
#6 Oliva 1,676 870 220 947 .304
#7 Mauer 1,858 1,018 143 923 .306
#14 Hrbek 1,747 903 293 1,086 .282
#29 Carew 2,469 1,424 92 1,015 .328
#34 Puckett 1,783 1,071 207 1,085 .318

4

Mauer joins 3 other players

with their #7 uniform retired

RETIRED #7 NUMBERS
NO PLAYER POS YEAR
7 Mickey Mantle OF 1969
7 Craig Biggio 2B 2008
7 Ivan Rodriguez C 2017

Mauer hits vs. retired #7s


MAUER VS. RETIRED #7 PLAYERS
PLAYER G R HR RBI AVG
Mantle 2,401 1,676 536 1,509 298
Biggio 2,850 1,844 291 1,175 .281
Rodriguez
2,543 1,354 311 1,332 .296
Mauer 1,858 1,018 143 923 .306

3, 5, 1

AL batting titles, Silver Slugger,

AL MVP awards Mauer won

in his 15-year career

MAUER CAREER STATS,
SEASON BEST
CAREER YRS BEST
1,858 G 158 (2015)
7,960 PA 666 (2015)
6,930 AB 592 (2015)
1,018 R 98 (2008)
2,123 H 191 (2009)
428 2B 43 (2010)
30 3B 4 (4 times)
143 HR 28 (2009)
923 RBI 96 (2009)
52 SB 13 (2005)
19 CS 4 ('10, '12)
939 BB 90 (2012)
1,034 SO 112 (20015)
.306 BA .365 (2009)
.388 OBP .444 (2009)
.439 SLG .587 (2009)
.827 OPS 1.031 ('09)
3,040 TB 3,007 ('09)
208 GDP 24 (2006)
25 HBP 3 (4 times)
6 SH 2 (2007)
60 SF 11 (2008)
145 IBB 121 (2006

42

Jackie Robinson’s number

was retired by every MLB

team on April 15, 1997

4

Lou Gehrig’s number

was the first to be

retired, by Yankees in 1939

8

Players to have number

retired by 2 franchises

1

Player to have number retired

by 3 franchises — Nolan Ryan’s

#34 by Angels, Rangers, Astros


Numbers on retired numbers


STATSTANDS: RETIRED NUMBERS
AMERICAN LEAGUE
NO. EAST LAST # RETIRED
6 Baltimore 2001: Cal Ripken Jr., 8
10 Boston 2017: David Ortiz, 34
22 New York 2017: Derek Jeter, 2
2 Tampa Bay 2015: Don Zimmer, 66
2 Toronto 2018: Roy Halladay, 32
NO CENTRAL LAST # RETIRED
11 Chicago 2017: Mark Buehrle, 56
7 Cleveland 2018: Jim Thome, 25
8 Detroit 2018: Alan Trammell, 3
3 K.C. 1994: George Brett, 5
7 Minnesota 2012: Tom Kelly, 10
NO WEST LAST # RETIRED
9 Houston 2008: Craig Biggio, 7
5 LA Angels 1998: Jim Fregosi, 11
5 Oakland 1993: Rollie Fingers, 34
2 Seattle 2017: Edgar Martinez, 11
3 Texas 2017: Ivan Rodriguez, 7
NATIONAL LEAGUE
NO. EAST LAST # RETIRED
10 Atlanta 2013, Chipper Jones, 10
0 Miami --
4 New York 2016: Mike Piazza, 31
5 Phila. 2001: Jim Bunning, 14
4 Wash. 2004: Tim Raines, 30
NO CENTRAL LAST # RETIRED
6 Chicago 2009: Fergie Jenkins, 31
10 Cincinnati 2016: Pete Rose, 14
5 Milwaukee 2015: Bud Selig, 1
9 Pittsburgh 2007: Paul Waner, 11
12 St. Louis 2012: Tony LaRussa, 10
NO WEST LAST # RETIRED
2 Arizona 2015: Randy Johnson, 51
1 Colorado 2014: Todd Helton, 17
10 LA Dodgers 1998: Don Sutton, 20
5 San Diego 2011: Trevor Hoffman, 51
10 San Fran 2018: Barry Bonds, 25

Source: mlb.com; baseball-reference.com