Right Fielder: Torii Hunter (1997 – 2007, 2015)
Torii Hunter was possibly the most exciting outfielder the Minnesota Twins have ever seen. It seemed as if every game, Hunter was making a highlight reel catch. His fielding was the highlight of his career, but he was also one great hitter at the plate.
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Hunter is also one of the more loved Twins of all time. With his passion and outgoing personality, Minnesota Twins’ fans took pride in the fact that they had a man like Hunter out in Center Field. Even though his best position was Center Field, he’s going to be playing right field on the Dream Team due to the great Kirby Puckett playing in Center.
Torii Hunter’s slash line for his career was .277/.331/.461 with 353 home-runs and 1,391 RBI’s.
As shown above, Hunter was an above average hitter. But again, it’s what he did in the outfield that landed him here.
He had 9 total Gold Glove awards, which is 7th all-time among outfielders. He was known for consistently robbing batters of home-runs and making incredible diving catches.
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Along with being a great player on the field, Hunter is also a good man off the field. He is well-known for being a very charitable guy. He even has his own charity called “Torii Hunter Project Education Initiative” that provides scholarships to college students. The fantastic Torii Hunter rounds out the Minnesota Twins’ Dream Team.