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Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Has 3rd-Most Multi-Homer Games for Switch-Hitter

York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira recorded the 37th multi-homer game of his career in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians, giving him the third-most multi-homer games by a switch-hitter in MLB history, per MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter.

Mickey Mantle and Chipper Jones are the only switch-hitters with more multi-homer games, as Mantle collected 46 and Jones had 40.

Per Baseball Almanac, Mantle's 536 career home runs are the most by any switch-hitter, while Jones' 468 set the standard for the National League. Both sluggers played their entire careers for one team, Jones with the Atlanta Braves and Mantle with the New York Yankees.

While Teixeira can't quite compare to those two in terms of historical impact on the ...

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