There’s a thing that Mark Teixeira does when he swings the bat, or runs the bases, or performs any number of activities on the baseball field: When he exerts himself, he puffs his cheeks. And he does this all the time, including in his return from the disabled list last night, when he homered off Alfredo Aceves in the second inning. Here, now, the full photo gallery that this phenomenon deserves.
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees hits a two run homer as Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox defends on October 1, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)