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New York Yankees' David Robertson pitches against the Seattle Mariners in Seattle.
New York Yankees' David Robertson pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the eight inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle on July 9, 2010. UPI Photo/Jim Bryant.
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David Alan Robertson (born April 9, 1985) is a Major League baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees.

Robertson was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and played his first three years at Central-Tuscaloosa High School. He was a 2-year starter for the Falcons at shortstop and pitcher. He helped lead his team to back-to-back area titles, as well as back-to-back 6A State Playoff appearances. After his junior year, Central High School was split into three smaller high schools, and Robertson attended Paul W. Bryant High School. He led the Stampede to an area title and the Class 5A State Playoffs in the school's first year of existence.

Robertson played college baseball at the University of Alabama. As a freshman in 2005, Robertson appeared in a team-high 32 games with 3 starts. He compiled a 7-5 record with 8 saves and a 2.92 ERA. He led the Southeastern Conference by limiting hitters to a .183 batting average. He was named Freshman All-SEC and Freshman All-America by Baseball America.

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