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Joe Mauer can only be described as a pure athlete. Now as the catcher for the Minnesota Twins, his bat does all the talking as his accomplishments have ballooned his net worth up to $96,430,000.
People started to notice the perennial all-star during his high school days. Mauer came from the same high school as one of his all time favorite baseball players graduated – Paul Molitor. While in high school, Mauer stuck out only one time during four years of play. How would like to be that pitcher. During his four years in high school he hit over .500 every year.
But baseball wasn't his only event. He was a natural at football and basketball too. Mauer kept a 20-point average as a baller and he made Minnesota's High School All-Star team his last two years as a hoopster. And he wasn't done. On the football field, he lead his team during his senior season as the Raiders' quarterback with 178 completions out of 288 passes. He also threw for 3,022 yards, scoring 41 touchdowns against five.
But it was the Big Dance where Mauer has ended up to make his mark. With a lifetime .324 average, pitcher tend to cower when he digs into the batter's box. He has already made it as an All-Star four times – 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010. In 2009, Mauer earned the American League's Most Valuable Player Award. In addition, he owns the American League Batting Championship for 2006, 2008 and 2009. Not to rely solely on his bat, Mauer has collected three Gold Glove Awards – 2008, 2009 and 2010.
His sponsors include and have included the likes of Perry Ellis, Head & Shoulders, Play Station 3 and Gatorade.