Mercer baseball welcomes Mark Teixeira for First Pitch Classic

Former New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira spoke to a packed house at the Mercer First Pitch Classic on Tuesday night. (Mason Prince, WGXA)

MACON, Ga. -- The Mercer Baseball team hosted their 10th annual First Pitch Classic at Hawkins Arena on Tuesday night. The Bears welcomed in former New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira to share a few words with the packed house at Hawkins Arena.

Teixeira spent some time speaking to the team before he spoke to the crowd of boosters and baseball fans alike.

Mercer begins their 2018 season on February 16 when they host Bethune at OrthoGeorgia Park.

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