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194. Torii Hunter
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: July 18, 1975 in Pine Bluff, AR USA
  • Weight: 220 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: August 22, 1997
  • Final Game: October 03, 2015
  • Gold Glove - 2001
  • Gold Glove - 2002
  • TSN All-Star - 2002
  • Gold Glove - 2003
  • Gold Glove - 2004
  • Gold Glove - 2005
  • Gold Glove - 2006
  • Gold Glove - 2007
  • Gold Glove - 2008
  • Branch Rickey Award - 2009
  • Gold Glove - 2009
  • Silver Slugger - 2009
  • Silver Slugger - 2013
  • MVP - 2001
  • MVP - 2002
  • MVP - 2004
  • MVP - 2007
  • MVP - 2013
 
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Torii Hunter had an excellent career, and the man they dubbed "Spider-Man" was a SportsCenter highlight reel with his acrobat catches.  Hunter would win 9 Gold Gloves and was also decent with his bat, earning a pair of Silver Sluggers.

Hunter, a five-time All-Star had very good offensive numbers with 2,452 Hits and 353 Home Runs in a career mostly with the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels. 

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, U.S.A.
  • Eligible In: Friday, 01 January 2021
  • Position: Outfield
  • Played For: Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels, Minnesota Twins
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    World Series Rings (None) 
    All-Star (5) (2002, 2007, 2009, 2010 & 2013)
    Branch Rickey Award (2009)
    Silver Slugger (2) (AL) (2009 & 2013)
    Gold Glove (9) (AL) (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009) 
    Most Total Zone Runs (1) (AL) (2001)

  • Other Points of Note:

    Top Ten MVP Finishes: 
    (AL: 2002, 6th)
    1 Top Ten Finish (WAR for Position Players)
    3 Top Ten Finishes (Defensive bWAR)
    2 Top Ten Finishes (Batting Average)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Hits)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Total Bases)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Doubles)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Triples)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Home Runs)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Runs Batted In)
    3 Top Ten Finishes (Stolen Bases)
    2 Top Ten Finishes (Singles)
    2 Top Ten FInishes (Extra Base Hits)
    6 Top Ten Finishes (Power-Speed #)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Total Zone Runs)
    1 Top Ten Finish (Win Probability Added)

  • Notable All Time Rankings:

    51. Power-Speed #: 251.2
    66. Doubles: 498
    70. Extra Base Hits: 890
    82. Total Bases: 4,087
    92. Home Runs: 353
    96. Games Played: 2,372

  • Vote Percentage Received for the Hall of Fame: 2021: 9.5%
    2022: 5.3%
  • Should be Inducted As A: Minnesota Twin

Should Torii Hunter be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 75%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 25%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 0%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

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