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VIDEO: Mark Teixeira Talks About Playing Against the Orioles

The Yankees' first basemen says he's OK with being booed by fans in Baltimore and beyond.

 

When the New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira comes home to Maryland there are two things he expects: a G&M crab cake and to get booed by Orioles fans.

The Severna Park native says it comes with the territory with being a New York Yankee, although these days Teixeria says he's starting to appreciate more the "sports fanatic" that has come alive in most dormant O's fans.

Watch the video to see more about what Teixeira thinks about coming home.

Teixeira got his start in baseball while attending Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, where he returned Friday for his favorite teacher's birthday.

Teixeira, the , —a class that the school's principal Barry Fitzpatrick said Teixeira aced so many years ago. 

Stay with Patch for more video clips from Teixeira's interview.

Karen September 12, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Why did Norwalk Patch do a short story on a Yankee player when he's not even from our area? Did you know there's a lot of us Redsox fans here in Fairfield County, and Mets as well? Either all or non is my feelings on this.
Daffnee September 12, 2012 at 06:46 PM
Cashman lives in Darien :)
ZJT September 12, 2012 at 08:27 PM
I agree with Karen...what does it have to do with Norwalk? I'm switching to the Norwalk Daily Voice...more local!

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