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|Chicago's Buehrle Wins First Gold Glove; Jeter, Teixeira of Champion Yankees Among the Others
|NEW YORK (AP) -- Derek Jeter has won his fourth Gold Glove at shortstop, joining New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira among the American League players honored for fielding excellence.
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Torii Hunter and Seattle right fielder Ichiro Suzuki both won for the ninth straight year. First0time winners Tuesday included Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, Baltimore outfielder Adam Jones and White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle.
Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer and Detroit second baseman Placido Polanco each earned their second Rawlings Gold Glove Award. National League winners will be announced Wednesday.
Jeter and Teixeira helped lead the Yankees past Philadelphia last week for the team's 27th World Series championship.
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