Justin Morneau Officially Announces Retirement from Baseball

January 17, 2018 06:18 PM

Justin Morneau officially retired from Major League Baseball this afternoon at Target Field, and KSTP Sports was there to capture all the action.

***CLICK ON THE VIDEO BOX ABOVE TO HEAR FROM MORNEAU***

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Morneau was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 3rd round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft. He made his MLB debut on June 10, 2003 against the Colorado Rockies.

He played for the Twins from 2003 until 2013, when he was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates. During his time with the Twins, Morneau hit .278 with 221 home runs and 860 RBIs. He also won the 2006 AL MVP award.

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Scott Wise

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