Joe Mauer *FINALLY* Hit His First Career Walk-Off Home Run

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Joe Mauer *FINALLY* Hit His First Career Walk-Off Home Run

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This was a long time coming for Joe Mauer:

Mauer entered Friday having won an AL MVP award, selected for six All-Star Games, played 825 games (1,615 overall), 3,466 plate appearances (6,920 overall), and hit 59 of his 131 home runs at home. Further, Mauer owned 46 go-ahead homers in his Major League career.

But none of those home runs had ever come in a walk-off situation until Friday … and all it took was the Red Sox battling back from a 3-1 deficit off closer Brandon Kintzler.



Author: Luis Medina

Luis Medina is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at@lcm1986.