Meet Hank, The Newest Major League Mascot

He’s cute, he’s furry, he’s everything a baseball team needs. posted on

1. This is Hank, the new unofficial mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers.

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2. He was found roaming around the team’s spring training practice field.

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3. When the team was unable to locate owners, they decided to adopt him as their own, naming him after retired baseball player Hank Aaron.

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4. So far, he’s doing a great job keeping the team in tip top shape.

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Here is taking a stroll around the field with Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo.

5. As any good mascot, Hank helps the team with his positive attitude.

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6. He also brings his keen sense of baseball. Rumor has it, he’s given the Brewers some never before seen tricks.

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7. His guidance is simple and clear; “EYE ON THE BALL!” seems to be his favorite thing to shout.

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8. “Oh man, he’s relying too much on his curve ball.”

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9. “A little more squat, and you’ll get there!”

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10. Hank has his own dreams of running all the bases in place of a player at a game.

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They have told him “no” but he keeps in shape just in case.

11. Even behind the scenes, he practices his jumps in case he ever needs to catch a fly ball.

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12. He’s stern when he needs to be; he is on top of the team to keep hydrated “or else.”

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13. He often worries about the safety of the catcher so he likes to comfort Jonathan Lucroy during breaks.

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14. Basically, he’s the most adorable mascot anyone could ever hope for. Here’s to you, Hank!

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H/T USA Today.

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