MILWAUKEE (WITI) — BobbleHank — take two! The Milwaukee Brewers have released a sneak peek of the special BobbleHank they’re offering for Mother’s Day — and it may be even more adorable than the first BobbleHank!
The Mother’s Day BobbleHank will be available to fans on May 10th, when the Brewers take on the Chicago Cubs.
The very first BobbleHank was offered on September 13th, 2014 when the Brewers took on the Cincinnati Reds.
Tickets for the May 10th Mother’s Day game go on sale THIS SATURDAY, February 28th at 9:00 a.m. or Friday, for fans taking advantage of the special presale opportunity.
Fans purchasing tickets online will have the opportunity to contribute to the Brewers Community Foundation. A portion of that contribution will be sent to the Wisconsin Humane Society.
When the first BobbleHank was offered, the Wisconsin Humane Society was presented with a check for $130,000!
Hank is the unofficial mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers. Believed to be a part-Bichon Frise mixed-breed of about two or three years of age, Hank was rescued by the Brewers when he wandered into their spring training facility before the start of the 2014 MLB season.
Hank was a stray dog when he wandered around the fields of the spring training facility of the Milwaukee Brewers, located at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 17th, 2014. Hank weighed 11 pounds (5.0 kg), had been run over by a car, and had two chipped teeth.
Team officials attempted to find an owner, and when one could not be found, they rescued Hank. They took him to a veterinarian, where he was treated for a laceration. The organization named him Hank in honor of Hank Aaron.
Hank’s story went viral on social media, and was covered by many news outlets. The Brewers received over 1,000 requests to adopt Hank. Towards the end of spring training, the Brewers announced that Hank would remain with the team.
Hank was adopted by Marti Wronski, who works as the team’s vice president and general counsel, and her family.