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Mark Teixeira Quotes

I think everybody out there on the American team is out of their element. Thats not an excuse. Thats the way it is. Its early in the spring. A lot of guys are not as (locked-in) as they could be.
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I have sensitive skin, so I don't use regular razors. The Yankees make us stay cleanly shaven!

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I'm a Baltimore guy. I've always loved Baltimore and always will love Baltimore, but baseball is baseball, and when you're playing on the opposing team, you're going to get booed.

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I'm not one of those crazy collectors - I don't have a hundred watches. Only five or six. But I do like to wear a nice watch, especially if we're on the road and I'm wearing a nice suit.

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I've been very fortunate to play for four great organizations, but New York really takes the cake. Wearing the pinstripes is something that's very special to me, and it's the greatest organization in sports history.

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You can never completely get it - being a Christian - but I think I really got it when my first son was born in 2006. I just realized the love that God has for all of us. It was seeing my son born and knowing the unconditional love that I have for him.

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It's an honor to be playing with these four players and to be a part of their fifth World Series title and my first.

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Agents are probably going to hate me for saying it ... You're not very valuable when you're making $20 million. When you're Mike Trout, making the minimum, you are crazy valuable. My first six years, before I was a free agent, I was very valuable. But there's nothing you can do that can justify a $20 million contract.

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Baseball is a game of failure. There are plenty of opportunities to be down, or to feel sorry for yourself, or to be upset at somebody or upset at yourself.

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The Red Sox didn't handle negotiations with any kind of respect for me and my family, and the Rangers were the total opposite.

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Baseball can be a game of peaks and valleys. Mentally, I want to stay away from the ups and downs and just maintain a level approach.

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My goal was to go to college and come out the best player.

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The only dream I've ever had is to become a major league baseball player.

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Home runs come in bunches. You can go two weeks without one or hit four in a week. Sometimes, you just feel that stroke for a week or two weeks straight.

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Christ doesn't keep score. It's not about what you do here. It's about the person you are. It's about your faith. That's one thing that I'd like for young kids or anybody to know.

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There are always things to improve on. I want to improve on my defense, and you can never be a perfect hitter. I want to focus on just playing more and being able to improve on all parts of my game.

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I really expect a lot of myself.

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To be able to play baseball for those nine innings in front of a major league crowd is a special privilege.

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It's not a fun process. There is no need for the team and a player to be on opposing sides a week or two before spring training. It's good to be on the same page.

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