- SCEA PR Manager Eric Levine
has shared a video today announcing that Twins All-Star Joe Mauer
is returning to the cover of MLB 11 The Show for PS3.
To quote: Today it's my pleasure to announce that Minnesota Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer will be returning as our cover athlete in the latest installment of the best selling baseball franchise, MLB 11 The Show, hitting store shelves on March 8, 2011, just in time for Spring Training!
Mauer continues to be a driving force in Major League Baseball as the premier all-around player in the game and just in case you need convincing, here his 2010 stats–third consecutive Gold Glove, recorded his 1,000th career Major League hit, and finished third in the AL with a .327 batting average, not to mention his 43 doubles rank second on baseball's all-time list for doubles by a catcher... not too shabby.
Here's a look at our new MLB 11 The Show cover art featuring Mauer...
For a rundown of new features in MLB 11, I have some required reading for all of you. Take a look at ESPN.com's first look impressions
of the new game.