MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – We know he’s pretty good on a baseball diamond, but how will Joe Mauer do with a 7-10 split?
Mauer hosted the Lanes For Friendship, a fundraiser for the Highland Friendship Club.READ MORE: Como Park H.S. Student About To Take Flight As J-ROTC Cadet
The group provides teenagers and adults with disabilities a chance to establish friendships with others.
This is the 8th year of the event, and Mauer said it gets more rewarding each year.READ MORE: Behind-The-Scenes Of Wildlife Science Center's Mission To Learn All About Wolves
“It’s a lot of fun to see the same faces year in and year out,” Mauer said. “To see a lot of the kids and young adults–how much they’ve changed physically, their social skills.”
He said he’s a little rusty at bowling, and he wasn’t confident he’s the best one on the lane.MORE NEWS: How Can You Tell If You're Truly Burning Out? What Can You Do About It?
He brought some other Twins with him, including pitcher Glen Perkins and the team’s new manager, Paul Molitor.