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Torii Hunter to be inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame this summer

Just a few months after making his retirement official, Torii Hunter is headed to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame this summer.Hunter, who will be joined in the 2016 class by longtime Twins broadcaster John Gordon, was thrilled with the news.Hunter called it a career after the 2015 season -- his 19th in the majors and his first back with the Twins since 2007. The five-time All-Star...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins add Aguilera, Hawkins, Hunter as spring training instructors

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Twins will have three new guest instructors at spring training, former players Rick Aguilera, LaTroy Hawkins and Torii Hunter.General manager Terry Ryan said Friday that Hawkins will arrive when camp opens Feb. 21, Hunter will start Feb. 26 and Aguilera will arrive March 10. Ryan reached out to each of them. Hall of Famer Rod Carew is also planning to return to...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins guest coaches for spring: Aguilera, Hawkins, Hunter

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Twins will have three new guest instructors at spring training, former players Rick Aguilera, LaTroy Hawkins and Torii Hunter. General manager Terry Ryan said Friday that Hawkins will arrive when camp opens Feb. 21, Hunter will start Feb. 26 and Aguilera will arrive March 10. Ryan reached out to each of them. Hall of Famer Rod Carew is also planning to return...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Hall of Fame will add Hunter, Gordon this summer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Recently retired outfielder Torii Hunter and former radio announcer John Gordon have been elected to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame. The Twins announced Friday that Hunter and Gordon will be inducted in separate pregame ceremonies July 16 and 17. They'll become the 27th and 28th members. The 40-year-old Hunter played 12 of his 19 seasons with the Twins, including...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter not giving up baseball after retirement

MINNEAPOLIS -- Torii Hunter has concluded his playing career of 17-plus major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins.The 40-year-old has a strong desire to stay in the game, though."I don't want to sit out too long. I want to get right back in it," Hunter said Thursday.Hunter has been transitioning out of the dugout, letting his body recover from the...
Via Associated Press
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter’s Hall of Fame case pales in comparison to a pair of contemporaries

On Monday night, Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter announced his retirement after 17 full seasons in the majors with the Twins, Angels, and Tigers. Hunter has a reputation of being an above average hitter and excellent defender in center field, and a player who could receive some support for the Hall of Fame when he reaches the ballot in five years. (note: this article will...
Via The Outside Corner
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Five-Time MLB All-Star Torii Hunter Retires From Baseball

Torii Hunter is calling it quits. The five-time All-Star and nine-time Gold Glove award winner told the Minnesota Star Tribune that he’s ready to focus on life outside baseball. “I’ve been married to the game 23 years,” Hunter said. “I put it almost No. 1 in my life. My family kind of second. I made sacrifices for my family. And now it is time...
Via NESN.com
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter Gets Walker, Adult Diapers From Twins For 40th Birthday (Video)

Torii Hunter still is finding ways to contribute for the Minnesota Twins, but that doesn’t change the fact that he’s old in baseball years. And his teammates didn’t miss the chance to poke fun at him on his 40th birthday. Before the Twins lost 3-2 in extra innings against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, Hunter’s teammates gave him some presents more fit for an 80-year...
Via NESN.com
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter Gets Walker and Adult Diapers From Teammates For 40th Birthday

There are certain birthdays you look forward to like your 18th and 21st (for obvious reasons), but there is one that you most certainly do not look forward to because it means you are officially getting old. You are officially middle-aged. I'm talking about the dreaded 4-0.On Saturday Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter officially turned 40. To commemorate the event his teammates...
Via FatManWriting
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins gift Torii Hunter with walker for 40th birthday

The Minnesota Twins have surprisingly won 50 of their first 90 games in the 2015 season, and the increased number of wins has been directly proportional to the sense of humor in the clubhouse. Veteran slugger Torii Hunter, the elder statesman of the team, celebrated his 40th birthday on Saturday, which is, like, 80 in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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