Justin Verlander is pretty much liked around the MLB.  He’s had a pretty quiet career when it comes to off field incidents.

It appears as if the Philadelphia fans have pushed him a little too far.

In a video taken when Verlander gets off the bus, you can see him give the single finger salute to all of Philly.

As you can see he starts out with a thumbs up hand gesture.  Which quickly turns into the middle finger. Justin Verlander had a smile on his face the whole time so it kind of takes the sting off but the visual is still the same.

The World Series is tied 1-1 right now.  Verlander had a solid outing for 4 innings in Game 1.  But then the Phillies were able to get to the Houston Ace. Houston dropped game 5-6.  The Astro’s bounced back in game 2 to even the series.

Verlander should get another start in the Word Series.  Hopefully this doesn’t become club house motivation for the Phillies. But like I said it looked like it was all in good fun.

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Photo: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

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By Published On: November 1st, 2022Categories: MLB

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