Adrian Beltre’s greatest moments for the Texas Rangers

Jun 8, 2019; Arlington, TX, USA; Adrian Beltre waves to the fans during a ceremony retiring his uniform number 29 prior to a game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 8, 2019; Arlington, TX, USA; Adrian Beltre waves to the fans during a ceremony retiring his uniform number 29 prior to a game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports /
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Texas Rangers' third baseman Adrian Beltre
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Adrian Beltre and a Texas Rangers’ on-deck circle

No one, and I mean no one, had more fun playing the game of baseball than Adrian Beltre.

His love and enjoyment of the game spread all across Major League Baseball.

On July 26, 2017, in a blowout loss to the Miami Marlins, Adrian Beltre was minding his own business beside the Rangers on deck circle.

In doing so, he took his warm up swings, chatted with the fans and got ready to put up a professional at-bat.

That was, until umpire Gerry Davis took notice to him not being close to the on deck circle. Thus, the fireworks began.

Davis motioned to Beltre to move onto the circle. As A.B would have it though, he just moved it closer to him.

As the Arlington faithful erupted in laughter, Gerry Davis promptly showed his lack of a sense of humor and ejected Beltre from the game.

Of course, then-manager Jeff Bannister had an issue, as did 40,000 Texas Rangers fans.

But even amidst the craziness, Adrian Beltre finished on top of this situation, as he did in many.

The on-deck circle became a promotional item the following season, and Adrian Beltre’s shining ejection became one that would go down as one of the funniest moments in Texas Rangers history.

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