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New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter is Scared of Lightning (Video)

May 22nd, 2014 at 9:02 AM
By Michael Moraitis

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter got quite the surprise when facing the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night after a flash of lightning lit up the night sky at Wrigley Field.

The skies were looking pretty ugly all night during the Yanks' losing effort and lightning flashes were the norm. However, in the third inning, one flash apparently freaked Jeter out enough to make him jump.

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It's rare to see any kind of emotion from The Captain, so seeing him that frightened is certainly a new sight. That'll be one moment to remember from his farewell tour.


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Tags: Baseball, Derek Jeter, MLB, New York, New York Yankees, Wrigley Field

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