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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Mark Teixeira deserves more respect from Yankee fans.

Instead of hoping to dump him, Yankee fans should consider where Mark Teixeira fits among Yankee first basemen.
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From 1901 to 2015, Played 75% of games at 1B, (requiring At least 3600 plate appearances), sorted by greatest Adjusted OPS+

Rk Player OPS+ PA From To Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Lou Gehrig 179 9663 1923 1939 20-36 2164 8001 1888 2721 534 163 493 1995 1508 790 45 106 2 102 100 .340 .447 .632 1.080 *3/H976
2 Bill Skowron 129 4102 1954 1962 23-31 1087 3748 518 1103 173 44 165 672 278 29 588 35 9 32 129 14 13 .294 .346 .496 .842 *3H/54
3 Don Mattingly 127 7722 1982 1995 21-34 1785 7003 1007 2153 442 20 222 1099 588 136 444 21 13 96 191 14 9 .307 .358 .471 .830 *3/D9H7584
4 Mark Teixeira 124 3660 2009 2015 29-35 842 3135 490 794 169 5 191 578 429 30 642 56 0 40 72 11 4 .253 .349 .493 .843 *3/DH
5 Tino Martinez 113 4244 1996 2005 28-37 1054 3770 566 1039 189 11 192 739 405 42 546 27 1 41 103 17 10 .276 .347 .484 .831 *3/HD
6 Chris Chambliss 108 3636 1974 1988 25-39 885 3383 415 954 171 25 79 454 199 23 360 16 9 26 76 10 4 .282 .323 .417 .740 *3/DH
7 Wally Pipp 107 6358 1915 1925 22-32 1488 5594 820 1577 259 121 80 833 490 495 31 226 114 60 .282 .343 .414 .757 *3/H
8 Hal Chase 101 4466 1905 1913 22-30 1061 4158 551 1182 165 50 20 494 147 367 16 145 248 22 .284 .311 .362 .674 *3/487615
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 11/20/2015.

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