Minnesota’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. If you were born and raised in Minnesota you can lay claim to some of the best home grown talent that played a part of their careers in state.

 

All-Time Players

Position Players

Kent Hrbek, 1B

Kent Hrbek

Minneapolis, MN

Teams: Minnesota Twins

Awards: 1-time All-Star

 

Roger Maris, OF

Roger Maris

Hibbing, MN

Teams: Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athletics, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals

Awards: 1960 & 1961 AL MVP, 7-time All-Star, 1-time Gold Glove winner

 

Paul Molitor, DH/3B/2B

Paul Molitor

 

St. Paul, MN

Teams: Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins

Awards: 2004 Hall of Fame inductee, 7-time All-Star, 1993 World Series MVP

 

Dave Winfield, OF

Dave Winfield

St. Paul, MN

Teams: San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, California Angels, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians

Awards: 2001 Hall of Fame inductee, 12-time All-Star, 7-time Gold Glove winner

 

Pitchers

Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman, LHP

Appleton, MN

Teams: New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies

Awards: 2-time All-Star

 

Jack Morris, RHP

Jack Morris

 

St. Paul, MN

Teams: Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians

Awards: 5-time All-Star, 1991 World Series MVP

 

Active Players

Position Players

Joe Mauer, C/1B

Joe Mauer

St. Paul, MN

Teams: Minnesota Twins

Awards: 2009 AL MVP, 6-time All-Star, 3-time Gold Glove winner

 

Pitchers

Josh Johnson, RHP

Josh Johnson

Minneapolis, MN

Teams: Florida Marlins, Miami Marlins, Toronto Blue Jays

Awards: 2-time All-Star

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