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.

Natalie Bohemian September 10, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Get real. His loyalty is to his bank account.
Bryan September 10, 2012 at 04:17 PM
You nailed it on the head. I will forever boo him due to that reason alone. How do you grow up here and not mention Cal, Eddie, Jim, Brooks, Frank or any of the Oriole greats. He is a product of the Evil Empire.
number9dream September 10, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Mark Teixeira is a MFY. 'Nuff said.
Michael Brockmeyer September 10, 2012 at 05:06 PM
number9dream September 10, 2012 at 05:52 PM
I couldn't have said it better myself. Why do they call him "Tex"? He's not from Texas. And it's TEIX-eira, not TEX-eira.


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