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Torii Hunter

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Birthday
18, 1975
Birthplace
Pine Bluff, AR
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Pine Bluff, AR

About

5-time MLB All-Star outfielder known for his acrobatic plays in centerfield, specifically robbing players of home runs. He spent the first 11 seasons of his career with the Minnesota Twins, then played for the Los Angeles Angels from 2008 to 2012 and the Detroit Tigers from 2013 to 2014 before rejoining the Twins.

Before Fame

He was a first round pick of the Minnesota Twins in 1993.

Trivia

As he got older, his plate discipline only got better and in 2012, at the age of 36, he cracked the .300 line for the first season of his career, batting .313 on the year.

Family Life

He married Katrina Hunter and he has four sons: Torii Jr., Monshadrik, Cameron and Darius. His cousin Choo Freeman also became a professional baseball player.

Associated With

In 2002, he became the first Minnesota Twin since Kirby Puckett in 1995 to start an All-Star game in center field.