Umpire Bob Davidson stops game to eject heckler in stands

Wednesday August 3rd, 2016

A fan was ejected from Tuesday night's game between the Phillies and Giants at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

With one out in the top of the fifth inning, umpire Bob Davidson stopped play, walked over toward the Giants' dugout, and ejected a fan who had been heckling him all night.

According to Meghan Montemurro of The News-Journal, the fan was simply yelling "you suck" at Davidson, over and over.

Here is Davidson's account of the incident:

Bill Baer over at HardballTalk notes that this is only the second ejection of the season for Davidson. The other was Anthony Rendon on June 15, for arguing a called strike three.

The game continued without any other fan ejections.

- Kenny Ducey

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