Soccer Star Mia Hamm Welcomes Twin Girls
updated 03/28/2007 AT 01:00 PM EDT
•originally published 03/28/2007 AT 01:45 PM EDT
"Both babies are healthy," says Josh Rawitch, spokesman for the Dodgers.
Hamm, 33, played on the U.S. women's national soccer team for 18 years. When she retired after the 2004 Athens Olympics, the Wichita Falls, Texas, native had won two World Cups and two Olympic medals.
She met Garciaparra at a 1998 charity event, and they wed in Santa Barbara in 2003. The couple live in Los Angeles.
Garciaparra, 33, is the Dodgers first baseman. He previously played for the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox.