It was announced
on Friday by the Minnesota Twins before Twinsfest that outfielder Torii Hunter and longtime radio voice John Gordon were elected to the Twins Hall of Fame. The announcement was made during the Twins annual media luncheon.
After having no one elected last season, the Twins waived the two-year wait period, making the 40 year-old Hunter eligible. Hunter would be voted in by a land slide by a committee of 66 members, which consists of: local baseball writers, Twins Hall of Famers and front office personnel.
Fans will remember his enthusiasm for the game of baseball. Not only that, but they will also remember his many great catches. On some of those catches, he would crash into the wall and you would wonder if he had gotten seriously injured on the play.
After 19 seasons of playing for the Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Detroit Tigers, 40-year-old Torii Hunter has finally decided to hang it up.
“I’ve been married to the game 23 years. 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 to give them more time,” Hunter was...
Many fans will remember his outstanding catches. Not only that, but they will remember the many times he would crash into the wall while making those catches. Sometimes, you would wonder if he actually got seriously injured on the play.
Torii Hunter is coming back
to play for the Minnesota Twins, after signing a one year $10.5 million deal for the 2015 season. He may not be the defensive outfielder he once was, but the 39-year-old veteran will still have a major impact both on the field...