When the New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira comes home to Maryland there are two things he expects: a G&M crab cake and to get booed by Orioles fans.
The Severna Park native says it comes with the territory with being a New York Yankee, although these days Teixeria says he's starting to appreciate more the "sports fanatic" that has come alive in most dormant O's fans.
Watch the video to see more about what Teixeira thinks about coming home.
Teixeira got his start in baseball while attending Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, where he returned Friday for his favorite teacher's birthday.
Teixeira, the , —a class that the school's principal Barry Fitzpatrick said Teixeira aced so many years ago.
Editor's note: This article by Lutherville-Timonium Patch in Maryland. Part 2 of the interview will be published Saturday.