Touchdown Hank! Brewers' pup lands in Milwaukee - NBC Sports

Touchdown Hank! Brewers' pup lands in Milwaukee
The Milwaukee Brewers unofficial mascot, Hank, waits to be photographed with fans during an exhibition spring baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
March 16, 2014, 11:07 pm

MILWAUKEE (AP) Taken in by the Brewers, stray dog Hank is safe at his new home.

The team's celebrity canine arrived in Milwaukee on Sunday on a plane filled with team sponsors and employees returning from Arizona.

Hank, thought to be a bichon frise mix, walked on to the Brewers' spring training complex in Phoenix last month. Members of the organization took turns taking care of Hank while they looked for the owner.

No one came forward, so the family of a team executive in Milwaukee will take in Hank for good.

Hank was treated like a celebrity upon arriving in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett joked the dog had turned into a "pup-culture icon."

The dog is making its Miller Park debut Tuesday when official Hank attire is unveiled.

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