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Last Sunday the Minnesota Twins all but assured that Joe Mauer will be wearing a Twins cap into the Hall of Fame by signing their star to a eight-year 184 million dollar contract extension. Thank God, because seeing the St. Paul native in pinstripes might have been too much for me to handle. Mauer’s deal is a huge commitment for the small market and thrifty Twins organization, but it shows that they, unlike many small market clubs, have their priorities straight. Joe Mauer is a once in a lifetime player in a once in a lifetime situation—one of the best players in the game, playing for the club he grew up watching and loving. It is like LeBron ending up in Cleveland. It is a dream realized. The Twins could not let the face of their franchise and the key component to th ...

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