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Joe Mauer ranks near the top of 50 highest-earning American Athletes

Sports Illustrated released its annual list of the 50 Wealthiest American Athletes on Monday and Twins catcher Joe Mauer came in at No. 12. He is set to earn $25.75 million in 2012 -- $23 million in salary from the Twins and another $2.75 million in endorsements.
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