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David Ortiz Offers His Fenway Locker To Notre Dame’s Torii Hunter Jr. (Photo)

David Ortiz knew exactly which Notre Dame football player he wanted to use his locker at Fenway Park this weekend. Big Papi requested that Torii Hunter Jr., the son of former baseball star Torii Hunter, use his locker when the No. 4 Fighting Irish face the Boston College Eagles at Fenway Park this Saturday. By request of Ortiz himself, his locker will be occupied by no other...
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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...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Now-retired Torii Hunter has plan to stay in baseball

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Torii Hunter has declared an end to his playing career of 17-plus major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins. The 40-year-old Hunter has a plan to stay in the game, though. Hunter said Thursday at his farewell news conference at Target Field that he doesn't want to ''sit out too long'' from the sport. This fall, he'll enjoy some...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter's post-retirement plan: Hit nude beach with wife

It's not unusual for someone to hit the beach for some R&R after his or her career is over. Veteran Major League Baseball outfielder Torii Hunter expressed this sentiment on Thursday at his retirement press conference. However, Hunter added a twist. While addressing his wife, who was in the crowd, Hunter said, "And now I'm coming home to you and maybe we can go to that beach...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

StaTuesday: Torii Hunter's supremely productive career

Torii Hunter -- decorated slugger, locker-room leader, clubhouse choreographer -- announced his retirement on Monday. Hunter saw action in 19 big-league seasons, 12 of which were played with Minnesota. He spent 2008-12 with the Angels and 2013-14 wearing Tigers fatigues. But Hunter will largely be remembered as a Minnesota Twin. And, he'll largely be remembered as a winner. While...
Via Fox Sports North
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Trick Shot Monday Returns For USC Week

After a one-week hiatus, Notre Dame’s Trick Shot Monday is back following the team’s victory over Navy on Saturday. The Fighting Irish have a huge game against rival USC coming up this weekend. The locker room was the location for this installment of TRM, with wide receiver Torii Hunter winning the competition. Hunter’s shot was as tough as you might imagine. Check out the whole video:
Via College Spun
October 12, 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...
July 19, 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

Torii Hunter’s Epic Tantrum Earns Twins Outfielder Two-Game Suspension

ARLINGTON, Texas — Torii Hunter has appealed a two-game suspension that he believes is a “little harsh” for his equipment-throwing outburst after being ejected earlier this week. Major League Baseball also fined the Minnesota Twins outfielder an undisclosed amount Friday for his tantrum during Wednesday’s home game against the Kansas City Royals. Hunter was in the Twins’...
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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