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MLB umpire ejects fan from stadium

Posted: 7:29 PM, Aug 03, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-04 00:19:11Z

We have seen plenty of baseball managers, coaches and players get ejected by umpires during tirades, but fans? Veteran MLB umpire Bob Davidson had enough on Tuesday. 

In the 6th inning of a game between the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies, Davidson gave the familiar line of, "You're outta here" to the man sitting near home plate at Citizens Bank Park. 

After a moment of confusion, Davidson summoned stadium security and police to escort the man out of thes stadium. 

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Davidson told reporters that the man yelled sexual innuendos toward the visiting Giants. 

""That’s when I turned around and said ‘You know what, get rid of this guy.’ You could have your wife, girlfriend, kids - they buy tickets," Davidson said. "They don’t have to come here and listen to that.”

Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp was just feet from Davidson when the umpire halted play to issue the ejection. 

“I started laughing and Bob said ‘I don’t know how long we were going to have to listen to that guy, but I put an end to that,"  Rupp told the Inquirer. "First time I’ve seen that happen.”

Tuesday's game was not the first time Davidson gave a fan the boot. He also did so in Milwaukee in 2010.