Hank the Ballpark Pup Takes Part in Sausage Race at Brewers Spring Training

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistFebruary 26, 2014

via MLBlogs.com

The Milwaukee Brewers have a new unofficial mascot this spring, Hank the Ballpark Pup.

He's not Bernie Brewer or one of the famous sausage racers, but that didn't stop the furry guy from stealing the show at a Brewers spring training game.

Feb 25, 2014; Maryvale, AZ, USA; Milwaukee Brewers take part in morning warm-ups at Maryvale Baseball Park, as the new team mascot, temporarily named Hank after Hank Aaron (not pictured) looks on. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports
Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

Dressed in an awesome hot-dog costume, Hank the Ballpark Pup got to participate in the Klement’s Sausage Race:

The dog got off to a shaky start, but he will get better with experience. Hopefully the Brewers will let him run in the races at Miller Park throughout the summer.

[MLBlogs.com, h/t Deadspin]