Mark Teixeira personally hand-signed this MLB Baseball. The switch-hitting first baseman signed as a free agent with the Yankees prior to the 2009 season. In Teixeira the Bombers landed a fundamentally-sound model teammate to lockdown first base for years to come. In his first campaign with the Yankees Teixeira lead the league in both HR 39 and RBI 122 and came in second in the AL MVP voting. He was also awarded a Silver Slugger Award for his work at the plate and earned a Gold Glove for his flawless defense. This Mark Teixeira Autograph is Guaranteed Authentic and includes a Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity and accompanying tamper-evident Steiner Hologram. Steiner Sports is the Exclusive Memorabilia Provider of Mark Teixeira.