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Brotherhood of the Traveling Pants

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jun 19, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Mets Yankees BaseballNotice anything different about Joba Chamberlain in that eighth inning?

While he was warming up in the bullpen, the zipper on Chamberlain’s pants ripped. With only a few minutes to go before he was going to jog onto a baseball field surrounded by a sellout crowd, Chamberlain swapped pants with Boone Logan.

When Brett Gardner grounded out for the first out in the top of the eighth — at which point Chamberlain needed to be ready to go — he was still putting on his new pants. He got them on time for the bottom of the inning and pitched around a two-out double for a scoreless frame.

So who’s pants will he be wearing tomorrow? I honestly have no idea whether Chamberlain was joking, but he answered emphatically.

“Boone’s!”

Associated Press photo of Boone Logan’s pants.

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