Mark Teixeira

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Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira on base in 2011
New York Yankees — No. 25
First baseman / Designated Hitter
Born: April 11, 1980 (1980-04-11) (age 34)
Annapolis, Maryland
Bats: Switch Throws: Right 
MLB debut
April 1, 2003 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average     .273
Hits     1,683
Home runs     363
Runs batted in     1,175
Runs     999
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Mark Charles Teixeira (born April 11, 1980) plays American Major League Baseball.[1] He has played first and third bases and the outfield. He was born in Annapolis, Maryland. He played college ball for Georgia Tech. In 2001 he won the Dick Howser Trophy as the national collegiate baseball player of the year. He has played professsional ball with the Texas Rangers, the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and the New York Yankees.[2] Teixeira is of Portuguese-American descent. He, his wife, and their three children live in Greenwich, Connecticut. He likes hunting, fishing, golfing, and reading. He is a Christian and likes Broadway musicals.

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