An umpire had to leave a game to have a moth pulled out of his ear
You never know what you may encounter when you venture into the great outdoors. Maybe you'll cross paths with a hungry black bear or get caught in a storm. If you're lucky, you'll have the pleasant hike with mild weather that you had in mind when you stepped out your front door.
When umpires and players step onto a baseball field every night, they probably don't see themselves as outdoor adventurers ... but they are. During Wednesday's Yankees-White Sox game, an umpire had a moth fly into his ear. So, they stopped play so he could pluck the insect right out of there:
An umpire pulled a moth out of his ear. Yup. pic.twitter.com/IJAKlaFbTJ- Cut4 (@Cut4) August 9, 2018
We don't know what's more impressive: that the moth wedged itself that far into the umpire's ear or that it survived the extraction process. Regardless, this incident offers a simple lesson: When you venture outdoors, don't forget your bug spray.