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Friday, March 28, 2014

ESPN: Hank the dog gets own bobblehead

The Brewers announced Thursday that popular pup Hank will have his own bobblehead night in September.

Hank is the little dog that wandered into the Brewers’ complex at spring training. The stray became the unofficial team mascot, and is now living in Milwaukee with the family of a club executive.

Bobblehead Hank night will be Sept. 13 against Cincinnati at Miller Park.

Brewers pitcher Brandon Kintzler says the team wants to help other animals in need. Part of the ticket sales from the bobblehead night will go to the “Hank Fund” at the Wisconsin Humane Society.

The Brewers will also hold an adopt-a-pet event at the ballpark that night.

A story that just keeps getting better.

spike Posted: March 28, 2014 at 10:50 AM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brewers, milwaukee

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   1. Golfing Great Mitch Cumstein Posted: March 28, 2014 at 02:40 PM (#4678329)
I'm not a cynical person, but Hank seems too good to be true. He is a small dog who doesn't shed (I think, based on his coat) and seems very well trained after a few weeks. A perfect dog for promotional purposes. Plus, nobody has come out of the woodworks to claim Hank and make some demand.
   2. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: March 28, 2014 at 02:43 PM (#4678331)
Ehhhh, it's better than an Aramis Ramirez bobble head....
   3. Lassus Posted: March 28, 2014 at 02:51 PM (#4678338)
I'm not a cynical person

Yes, you are.
   4. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: March 28, 2014 at 03:23 PM (#4678368)
Francisco Rodriguez is the little guy who wandered into a cactus patch at spring training. The stray became the unofficial cactus mascot, and is now living in Milwaukee with the family of a Brewers pitcher.
   5. Swoboda is freedom Posted: March 28, 2014 at 03:27 PM (#4678372)
I thought it was for the Yankees.
   6. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: March 28, 2014 at 03:31 PM (#4678375)
I am a cynical person. I'm all heart-warmed out by this dog.
   7. BDC Posted: March 28, 2014 at 03:37 PM (#4678378)
a small dog who doesn't shed

STEROIDS
   8. spike Posted: March 28, 2014 at 03:37 PM (#4678379)
Definitely using the "heart-warming medicine" pun next time I post a story on this.
   9. pthomas Posted: March 28, 2014 at 06:00 PM (#4678437)
Shark jump.
   10. Chicken Stanley Has Smallpox Posted: March 29, 2014 at 01:00 AM (#4678517)
Call me when Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf gets a bobblehead.
   11. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: March 29, 2014 at 01:08 AM (#4678518)
The great Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf was a bobblehead.
   12. Bunny Vincennes Posted: March 29, 2014 at 05:07 AM (#4678532)
This whole thing had media/pr construct from the very beginning. There is no way this was organic.
   13. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: April 03, 2014 at 02:50 PM (#4678602)
STEROIDS


Hank the dog does not want to get into specifics. Woof.
   14. tfbg9 Posted: April 03, 2014 at 03:16 PM (#4678620)
but Hank seems too good to be true. He is a small dog who doesn't shed


I'd guess he's a medium dog, technically speaking. He looks roughly about as big as my Westie, who at about 17 pounds, is considered a medium dog.
She doesn't shed either.

   15. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: April 03, 2014 at 03:20 PM (#4678628)
This whole thing had media/pr construct from the very beginning. There is no way this was organic.

Also, not only do you never see Bernie brew anything, he doesn't even have a license to do so.

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