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Mark Teixeira

Retired slugger and Mount St. Joseph grad Mark Teixeira joins ESPN

Retired slugger and Mount St. Joseph grad Mark Teixeira joins ESPN

A former Yankee who Orioles fans liked to boo even more than A-Rod,  Mark Teixeira, didn't stay out of work very long.

Teixeira, the Mount Saint Joseph grad who spurned his hometown Orioles to sign an eight-year, $180 million deal as a free agent with the Yankees in December 2008, has joined ESPN.

The sports network announced today that it had reached a multiyear agreement with the three-time All-Star first baseman.

Teixeira, who was raised in Severna Park, will appear on baseball studio coverage ("Baseball Tonight"), its anchor show “SportsCenter” and ESPN radio.

In his career, the 36-year-old Teixeira hit 409 home runs for the Rangers (2003-07),...

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