Twins select June 15 as date to retire Mauer's No. 7 jersey

In this file photo, Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer acknowledges a standing ovation before batting against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Minneapolis. Photo: AP Photo/ Jim Mone, File
In this file photo, Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer acknowledges a standing ovation before batting against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Minneapolis.

January 08, 2019 08:59 AM

The Minnesota Twins have selected June 15 as the date on which the team will officially retire former star Joe Mauer's jersey.

The Twins first announced the decision last month.

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Mauer's No. 7 jersey will be retired during a pregame ceremony at Target Field on what the team is calling "Joe Mauer Day."

The team has also planned to make available a series of four giveaway bobbleheads commemorating Mauer's career. Those go on sale starting Jan. 17 at 10 a.m.

Meanwhile, the first 20,000 fans in attendance June 15 will receive a No. 7 baseball hat.

Mauer announced his retirement in November.

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