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  1. Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer takes the stage in front of a photo of him acknowledging fans at the last game of the season Sept. 30, as he arrived for his baseball retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after 15 major league seasons, all with the Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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    Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer takes a question during his baseball retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after playing 15 major league seasons, all with the Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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  2. Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer enjoys a laugh during his baseball retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after playing 15 major league seasons, all with the Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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    Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer, right, talks with columnist Sid Hartman as Twins owner Jim Pohlad, top, applauds after Mauer's baseball retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after 15 major league seasons, all with the Twins. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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  3. Joe Mauer wipes away tears during his retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after playing 15 major league seasons, all with the Minnesota Twins baseball team. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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    Joe Mauer arrives for his retirement news conference Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis, after playing 15 major league seasons, all with the Minnesota Twins baseball team. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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  4. FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer dons catcher's gear to catch for a pitch against a Chicago White Sox batter in the ninth inning of a baseball game, in Minneapolis. Mauer began his career as a catcher before switching to first base. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Mauer has taken out an ad in its Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, paper to announce his retirement. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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    FILE - In this Saturday, July 9, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer dives for a bad throw from second baseman Brian Dozier during the second inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Mauer has taken out an ad in its Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, paper to announce his retirement. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

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  5. FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer acknowledges a standing ovation as he donned catcher's gear and caught for one pitch against a Chicago White Sox batter in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Mauer began his career as a catcher before switching to first base. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Mauer has taken out an ad in its Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, paper to announce his retirement. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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    FILE - In this June 5, 2001, file photo, Joe Mauer puts on a Minnesota Twins jersey during a news conference at his high school in St. Paul, Minn., after he became the No. 1 overall pick in the Major League amateur draft. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Mauer has taken out an ad in its Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, paper to announce his retirement. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

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