Tejada has played in the post-season four times.
Tejada's career high in hits is 204.
Tejada's career high in RBI's is 150.
Tejada's career high in home runs is 34.
Tejada took the place of Cal Ripken Jr.
Tejada is 5 ft. 9 inches tall.
Tejada is from the Dominican Republic.
Tejada went to the All-Star game in 2002, 2004, and 2005.
Batting Avergae: .333
RBI's this season: 44
Home-runs this season: 16
Tejada: For me, I think God is the one that decides if I have to take a day off, ... Right now, I feel fine and I'm going to keep playing every day.
His nicknames are: "Miggy" and "The Bus".
Miguel Tejada was involved in the steroids scandal back when Rafael Palmero was found guilty of taking steroids.
Tejada was the MVP of the 2005 All-Star game.
Tejada led the league with 150 RBI's in 2004.
On July 12, 2004, Tejada won the Century 21 Home Run Derby in Houston. Tejada hit a record 27 home runs in the contest, with a record 15 homers in the second round.
Tejada bats righthanded and throws righthanded.
Tejada plays the position of shortstop.
Tejada played for the Oakland A's from 1997-2003. Now, he is currently with the Baltimore Orioles.
Tejada: It was really special for me because [on the night of Ripken's 2,131st game], I was in my first year in the United States and I was just watching the television, ... At the time, I really didn't understand English, so I didn't know what he did. But the chance to catch the first pitch, that makes me really proud.
Tejada: I've been quiet the last couple of days so I could give the guys a rest, ... I've been real loud throughout the season but the club has been losing. Today I said I was back.
Tejada: I couldn't concentrate on the game. The only thing I could think about was what had happened to him. He's the last guy you want to see that happen to. He's worked so hard.
Tejada: Right now I'm in shock. I've never given anybody steroids before. I've been checked out three times already, and I'm clean. I've been clean all my life.