Longtime Twins Star Torii Hunter has Announced He’s Retiring
The 19 year Major League career of Torii Hunter has come to a end.
Hunter made it official as he announced his retirement from Major League Baseball after he returned for his final season with the team it all began with 19 years ago in the Minnesota Twins.
Hunter made five All-Star games and totaled nine Gold Gloves in his illustrious career.
No World Series rings for Hunter, but for a man of his stature in the game, rings didn't define the career of Torii Hunter, yet great plays, tons of hustle and a bunch of production are what Hunter will be remembered for.
Hunter also spent time with the Detroit Tigers and LA Angels during his career.
According to the Star Tribune, Hunter had continplated retirement the last two offseasons and internally felt this would be his last before the year started.
He addressed his teammates before the season ended and told them he was 80% sure that he would be retiring after the season and that is what he did.
Beloved by teammates and fans, MLB will miss Torii Hunter as he was a great ambassador for the game.