Justin Ernest George Morneau (born May 15, 1981) is a Canadian professional baseball first baseman for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. He has previously played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Minnesota Twins. At 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and 220 pounds (100 kg), Morneau was drafted as a catcher by the Minnesota Twins in 1999. He converted to first base in the minor leagues and made his MLB debut in 2003. He has held that position throughout his career and became the first Twin since Gary Gaetti in 1987–1988 to hit 30 home runs in consecutive seasons.