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Mark Teixeira's latest episode of Foul Territory features Brett Gardner and social anxiety

If the late night war between David Letterman and Jay Leno in the 1990s were high stakes, then the battle over awkward Between Two Ferns-style interviews hosted by professional athletes at least rates a DEFCON 3. While A.J. Ellis' Between Two Palm Trees was the first to hit the market, Mark Teixeira has been on an all-out media blitz to claim awkward interview superiority. What an age to be alive. 

Having already interviewed a number of Yankees players like Brian McCann, Derek Jeter and a literal base, Teixeira recently sat down with Brett Gardner. Among the topics discussed were if Gardner had a Yankeeography yet, their mixtape philosophy and social anxiety. Check it out: