Hank the dog coming to Fox Cities Stadium

Ashley Alfredson, of Kenosha, poses for a photo with the Milwaukee Brewers unofficial mascot, Hank, during an exhibition game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Phoenix.
Ashley Alfredson, of Kenosha, poses for a photo with the Milwaukee Brewers unofficial mascot, Hank, during an exhibition game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

GRAND CHUTE – The Milwaukee Brewers’ canine sensation will be hanging out with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Fox Cities Stadium on June 1.

Fans can meet Hank the dog and get pictures with him before the Rattlers take on the Quad Cities River Bandits.

The ballpark pup will be near the Festival Foods Grill from 11:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Hank will then head down to the field for the first pitch and return to the third base concourse from 1:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m.

The Rattlers say they are excited for the visit.

“Ever since Hank appeared, our fans have been asking us when he will be at one of our games,” said Timber Rattlers president Rob Zerjav in a release. “We are extremely pleased that we were able to work with the Brewers – and with Hank – to schedule him to come up and meet our fans.”

Hank was adopted by the team after he showed up as a stray at the Brewers’ spring training facility in Phoenix in February. Hank’s full-time home is with the family of Marti Wronski, the team’s vice president and general counsel. Wronski is a Neenah native and graduate of St. Norbert College.

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