Hank the Ballpark Pup Becomes Official Member of Milwaukee Brewers

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 14, 2014

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)
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Nobody knew about Hank the Ballpark Pup before spring training, but the little guy had a good enough spring that the Milwaukee Brewers had no choice but to make him an official member of the club.

As MLB Cut4's Matt Monagan wrote, the dog was a stray before it wandered into the Brewers' spring training facility. Now it looks like he has a new home:

Hank has done a little bit of everything since becoming the team's unofficial mascot. He has hung out with the team, participated in sausage races and even found himself a fan:

Check out some more pictures from his adventure with the Brewers:

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Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press

Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press

Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press

The feel-good story of the spring has a happy ending.

[MLB.com, Milwaukee Brewers]