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Did David Ross get thrown out of the Cubs game? Why did Ross get kicked out of the Cubs game?

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David Ross is an American former professional baseball catcher who is the current manager for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball.

David Ross
David Ross
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David Wade Ross was born on March 19, 1977, in Bainbridge, Georgia, United States. He was the first of five children born to his parents. His father, David Ross, Sr., played in a men’s softball league, while his mother, Jackie played basketball.

David Ross has an older sister, Shannon, and a younger sister, Nikki. He was educated at Florida State University’s laboratory school, Florida High School, in Tallahassee, Florida. There he played high school baseball for the Florida High School Demons.

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David Ross played college baseball for the Auburn Tigers baseball team after attending Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama on an athletic scholarship from 1996 to 1997. He played for 15 seasons in Major League Baseball. He played college baseball for Auburn University as well as the University of Florida and participated in two College World Series.

David Ross began his major league career playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2002. He has also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, and Chicago Cubs. The Cubs named him their manager prior to the 2020 season. He is the father of Landri Ross, Cole Ross, and Harper Ross.

Did David Ross get thrown out of the Cubs game?

Yes, David Ross was thrown out of the Cubs game.

Why did Ross get kicked out of the Cubs game?

In May 2022, David Ross was quickly ejected by home plate umpire Dan Merzel, after he came out of the dugout to argue when Reds reliever Hunter Strickland hit Patrick Wisdom on the arm with one out. The Cubs and Reds took turns throwing at opposing hitters that day and tensions escalated between the Cubs and Reds as words were exchangedand a batter was hit.

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