Teixeira was a key factor in the Yankees’ strong offensive that catapulted New York to the 2009 World Series championship, a team that also featured Rodriguez, Robinson Canó, Johnny Damon, Derek Jeter and Hideki Matsui, among others. other stars. Teixiera’s decisive moment as a Yankee came during that year’s ALDS against the Twins, after a home run from Rodríguez knocked the score at 3 in the ninth inning. Teixiera made a pass down the left touchline and flew over the wall to give the home team a 11m lead, sending Yankee Stadium into a frenzy. New York will go on to beat the Twins on their way to the title. Teixeira played seven more seasons with the Yankees to end his 14-year career, which ended with 409 home runs.
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