Joe Mauer Gives Advice to Young Catchers (Click image for video)
"Obviously, being a catcher, the number one thing to do is to catch the ball before you do anything!
Further, I would say that you’re going to want to be a good example for your other teammates. The catcher is one of the two positions where everybody on the field is looking at you. So, you can set a good example by working hard and hustling – really setting the tone for your team.
So, I would say you should work hard. A catcher is kind of like the quarterback out there, so you have to set a good example."