“I was like, ‘Derek, move,’” Girardi said. “Derek just kind of stood there. Obviously, he didn’t feel threatened. But it’s not what you want. You never know what people are up to. It happens, and it’s an unfortunate part of the game. But I thought the Brewers handled it well.”
Security ultimately took down the fan, putting an end to the strange situation.
It wasn’t without warning, though, as Jeter actually offered the young gentleman some advice before the security takedown.
“I said, ‘You’re going to get in trouble,’” Jeter recalled. “Then he repeated that he wanted a hug. And then I said, ‘Look out.’”
The Derek Jeter Farewell Tour certainly is off to an interesting start.