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Mark Teixeira and Spike Lee collaborate on a new production

Mark Teixeira sent his lumber twirling into the stands during the first inning of Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium, right into the hands of Spike Lee. The Oscar-nominated director -- and semi-official New York sports mascot -- took a few left-handed swings before returning to his seat with the souvenir.

Spike kept the bat, which begs the question: Did he do the right thing?

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