Sooze and I have never made our infatuation with Joe Mauer a secret. In fact, it was our deep rooted love of Man Muscles that landed us a brief interview with him. No, I'm not lying. If you'll recall, a couple of weeks ago, we told you about the Kemps contest where Joe and
We went behind the scenes today and got to meet the lucky (and adorable!) family, David and Kathy DeGear and their four beautiful children, who won the contest AND got to ask Joe and Mama Mauer a few questions. Without further ado, we bring you the best five minutes of our lives. Enjoy!
Babes Love Baseball: Let's start with one for both of you. How did you pick the winners of the biggest "Fan"ily contest?
Teresa Mauer: [To Joe] Oooh, he's gonna throw me under the bus, aren't you?
Joe Mauer: No, actually, you [To Teresa] pretty much picked it. And she did a great job doing it.
Teresa Mauer: It was hard! There were a lot of great families that sent in. But the bottom line, the one thing that stood out was that they were not only Joe fans, but also Twins fans.
BLB: They were really cute!
TM: They were. Great family.
BLB: [To Joe] Does it kind of creep you out a little bit that there are so many people obsessed with you? And my [Marea's] son's middle name is Joseph, after you, so I'll admit that I'm not exempt from this question.