10 Years Ago: Bugs Attack Ex-Yankee Joba Chamberlain in ALDS

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) CLEVELAND - OCTOBER 05: Gnats (bugs) swarn the mound as manager Joe Torre #6 of the New York Yankees talks with relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain #62 as his teammates try to swat the insects away against the Cleveland Indians during Game Two of the American League Divisional Series at Jacobs Field on October 5, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ex-Yankee Joba Chamberlain’s career was perhaps defined by a bug attack during Game 2 of the 2007 ALDS vs. Cleveland Indians, which was 10 years ago to this day.

Yankees and Indians are playing in ALDS Game 1 tonight.


2007 ALDS Gm2: Midges impact Yankees in the eighth10/5/07: Despite taking precautions, a swarm of midges spend the eighth inning harassing Joba Chamberlin and the Yankees fielders Check out MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: About MLB.com: Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball's Internet operations…2013-11-15T09:32:00.000Z

Coincidentally, Chamberlain told the NY Post that he is retired from MLB on Wednesday.


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