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Clutch hitting mammoth home runs and pretty scoops at first base but Yankee slugger and recent World Series champion Mark Teixeira.
It's an All-Star off the field as well he hasn't made any major contribution to the Harlem RBI program.
Keeping kids safe from focusing on school while playing the game of baseball and lucky enough to have him on the couch.
This morning -- to share how are you I'm doing great thanks for having -- history.
-- you just got to meet the president last couple weeks have collected it was very cool you know we were there to celebrate the world championship and the great thing about the presidency want to talk about what we did off the field and you know you mentioned Jorge Posada Derek Jeter myself -- -- kind of some things we -- off -- Felix's.
You know why we're here today shirt and while you're down Washington in his senior went to Walter Reed as well Walter hostile while what an amazing place and every time that I think about.
My had a tough day because my shoulder sore my legs sore.
Mean these guys are given their arms and legs and given everything they have for our country and it was a straight meeting with us troops and it's that's awesome that you would do that.
Now you just mentioned Derek Jeter you -- Derek Jeter just -- your golden gloves for last season.
You got it -- first base he's so does that mean it's hard to get to first base when mark to shares there.
Well hopefully it's if the -- sit in the infield you're not -- has so you know we have a great infield defense out -- is.
As -- Robinson can only do a great job index gold Glover so sure you are pictures hopefully have some confidence in us I've heard about those guys actually speaking of -- to share that man right there.
You are his first baseman on his fantasy baseball today I got -- go for it on bill.
I have to ever feel like you wish you could you don't -- April and just start may -- it it's a long season and do you know -- slow starts for some reason.
Help -- have great.
The rest of the season so -- I'm not gonna jinx it two months in and say that a mature haven't changed things are trying thing different.
Because at the end of the season that's what it's all about when he gets flushed like have to -- that what's that like.
It's it's a mess it really is being -- don't -- it's.
Well I hear -- -- here I.
That's not on camera it's not it's not funds where -- goggles like I do the interviews and BI stay safe has as a don't know why Anderson tell you made a major donation a 100000 dollars to Harlem RBI what it's.
Harlem RBI as a great program the RBI program as a whole as people knows.
Reviving baseball in inner cities and major baseball started it to really get kids in the inner cities playing baseball again.
We'll here in Harlem they have taken to the next level it's really not just about playing baseball.
It's not making a difference these kids lives and the other sort of at a very young age and they educate and you know we played baseball with the same time.
It's about life skills about graduating these kids from.
Knew from high school -- get them on the college -- something that I want to be a part of you know there are.
A number of major league baseball players who don't wind up going to ecology -- you did that -- you understand the importance of education education is so important I would not trade my three years of college I have one more year to finish up.
I went on -- planets and on the -- is offensive counts but.
I would not trade my college years for anything and you know it is just it's a shame that a lot of guys don't go to college but if we can give these kids in Harlem and in all over the country opportunity -- to go to -- go to school -- -- education.
We have to be part of that so when you're done played baseball and -- go back to get your degree down in Georgia what will it be and business management all right yeah I have one more year my business management degree and turn around my mom's looking forward to it I had promised her -- -- yeah.
Is an -- they've promised her I was gonna finish up school when I left the left to your early -- To play professionally -- -- good boy directives -- to share real pleasure thank you very much especially for make him a big donation to Harlem RBI.
Things were done now -- would like to talk to you about the -- felt good though.
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