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Twins’ Mauer retires after 15 seasons
Longtime Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer announced his retirement on Friday in a letter to fans.
The 2009 American League MVP said health and family were the primary reason he was stepping away from the game after 15 seasons.
“After much consideration, I have decided to retire from playing baseball,” Mauer said in the letter. “This decision did not come easily as baseball always has been, and always will be, one of my greatest passions. ... Suzy Whaley