HOF Candidates: 10-6

Continuing with your votes for the 100 best Hall of Fame candidates. No. 10: Joe Mauer Score: 77.40 Some of you might remember that I was pretty vocal (OK, crazy vocal) about my belief that Joe Mauer should have won the 2006 MVP award, that year when he became the first American League catcher ever (and the first catcher in either league in 60-plus years) to win a batting title. I wrote about him every other day (remember the Mauer Power Hour!). I PLEADED with people to see how special Mauer was and constantly made the argument that he was doing things that were extraordinary and rare and spectacular. For me he was the clear MVP.

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