Joe Mauer has twins: Top 10 tweets
Mauer's wife gave birth to twins. Good thing he doesn't play for the Tigers.
Today, Twins superstar Joe Mauer's wife, Maddie, gave birth to twins. Ironic? Depends who you ask.
In any event, as the news circulated, Twitter erupted with well-wishes and, of course, jokes. Below the jump we share 10 of the funniest we've seen.
10. Mauer's replacement, Chris Herrmann, hit a grand slam last night as Mauer flew back to the Twin Cities to be present for the birth of his children, so:
Chris Herrmann would have had quadruplets.
— Ben Collin (TTBB) (@bennyc50) July 24, 2013
Joe Mauer had twins!? Impressive! It must be all that squatting.
— Jon Bauer (@jonmbauer) July 24, 2013
So this means Prince Will, Jimmy Fallon and Joe Mauer all got romantical with the ladies on the same day? That's just bizarre.
— janashortal (@janashortal) July 24, 2013
All I'm saying is the Joe Mauer picked out TWO names faster than the Royals have picked out one.
— Stephanie Jones (@slolee) July 24, 2013
This is the 279th double of Joe Mauer's career. (Sorry.)
— Aaron Gleeman (@AaronGleeman) July 24, 2013
Joe Mauer's wife gave birth to twin girls. Congrats Joe, but next time try harder for a girl and a boy so you can name them Minnie and Paul.
— Craig Wieczorkiewicz (@MWLtraveler) July 24, 2013
"Looks like Mauer isn't perfect. He was married December 1st. His kids were born today. I know how to do math." - @EKrenzelok
— Dave O (@ovie21) July 24, 2013
3. Mark Rosen: Minnesota's leading Joe Mauer reporter since 1983:
— Jason DeRusha (@DeRushaJ) July 24, 2013
Callers to local sports talk radio already questioning the Mauer twins' "clutch feeding" and "nursery room presence."
— RandBall's Stu (@RandBallsStu) July 24, 2013
Joe Mauer, Twin Cities native and Twins catcher, is now father of twins. Speaking for St Paul, I welcome the more obscure baby of the two.
— John Moe (@johnmoe) July 24, 2013
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