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Twins’ catcher Mauer a near-unanimous pick for American League MVP

Published 11/24/2009, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Mauer sat behind a table on a podium in a conference room at the Metrodome when Justin Morneau shouted out the last question of the day. “Are you finally going to buy dinner now?” Morneau said to his teammate from the audience, one MVP to another. Mauer became only the second catcher in 33 years to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award, finishing first in a near-unanimous vote Monday.

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