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Photos: C.J. Wilson signs a dollar bill and a Mark Teixeira jersey

David Brown
Big League Stew

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SURPRISE! Ariz. — "You're kidding me, right?" C.J. Wilson(notes) asked the young man who offered him a dollar bill and then a pen with which to sign it. The young man wasn't kidding. So Wilson signed it with apparent amusement.

That was the oddest object, but not the only strange item Wilson autographed at Rangers camp Monday:

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Wilson played with Mark Teixeira(notes) (now on the Yankees, of course) in 2007, which makes it BARELY OK to have him sign a "Teix" jersey. (Actually, this fan might just be really resourceful if he plans on framing the jersey so only the front is visible.)

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Take note, youngsters: Ian Kinsler(notes) ties his shoe (it's behind the equipment bag) before going out to take infield. Kids today often don't tie their laces.

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Darren Oliver(notes) to ball: "Who's a pretty birdy? You're a pretty birdy!"

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Elvis Andrus(notes) has a nice smile, loads of talent and a giant Gatorade stain on his sweatshirt.

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We posted this earlier, but don't even THINK of parking your car here if you come to Rangers camp. Mess with the bull, get the horns. And noogies.

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This is coach Jerry Narron's glove. Thought this was a very baseball-y image, like one you'd see in the art aisle at Target.

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Adrian Beltre(notes) is itching to take some swings. He's already done grounders at third at this point. Without a cup? Still? Probably. That's Andrus again, on the left (pre-stain).

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