Milwaukee Brewers officially adopt stray pup Hank

Milwaukee Brewers mascot, Hank, during a spring training baseball practice, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Phoenix, Ariz. The Brewers adopted Hank, named after Hank Aaron, and plan on bringing him back to Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

UPDATE March 4, 2014 7:30p.m.: Fear not, dog lovers, the Brewers have officially adopted the adorable stray pup Hank after not being able to locate his rightful owner back in February.

Hank has been a vital part of the Brewers team so far this spring training, so much so that he’s already participated in his first Klement’s Sausage Race. He ran side by side with the racings sausages fully clad in a hot dog costume.

Some Brewers players even provided their analysis on Hank’s first start and hope to see him improve throughout the season. has more on Hank joining the Brewers here.


From earlier

It appears that some MLB teams have attracted some peculiar spectators at their spring training facilities. The New York Yankees had a raccoon creeping in the stands and the Phillies spotted a possum climbing the fence. 

While both of these critters made a humorous scene, the Milwaukee Brewers totally win with their unexpected visitor they call Hank.


The team stumbled upon what appeared to be a stray dog and when they were unable to find its rightful owner they decided to keep him around.

Hank certainly looks right at home strutting around the bases or hanging out on the bench sporting his own Brewers jersey. 

Check out more photos of Hank here.