About Miguel Tejada Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
A current shortstop of the Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball team, Miguel Tejada was born in Bani, Santo Domingo on May 25, 1976.
He started dreaming playing baseball while still 17 years old. He signed with the Oakland Athletics for a $2000 contract. Towards the end of the 1997 season with early signs of power, he reached the majors. He joined the struggling Oakland Athletics club. In 1998, he was given a starting shortstop job. He was still 21 years old but then the A’s saw his potential. He improved steadily over the next two years. He was able to hit .233 with 11 home runs in 1998 and had an average jump of .251 with 21 blazing home runs in 1999. Hitting .267 and 31 homers, Tejada’s breakout year came in 2002. His performance in 2002 was rewarded with the 2002 American League MVP award leading to the recognition of the Miguel Tejada signed cap.
In the following year, he established himself as one of baseball’s premier shortstop by the end of the 2003 season. On July 1, 2006, he was known because of his 1,000th consecutive games that he played. Currently, this is the seventh-longest streak of all time making the Miguel Tejada signed cap a valuable item to have. He won the Century 21 Home Run Derby in Houston on July 12, 2004. He hit the record of 27 home runs in the contest. He was an All- Star and starter for the AL.
Purchase Tejada’s precious sports stuffs just like the signed baseball, Miguel Tejada signed cap and mini base, and photos. Common typographical errors of his name are Meguil Tehada, Miguel Tijada, Miguell Tejjada, Miguele Tejadda, Miguehl Tejeda, Miguelle Tejade, and Meguil Tejad.