SAVANNAH, Georgia — Savannah, Georgia’s baseball team, the “Savannah Bananas” has a new bat dog! Daisy is a little too small to be picking up bats right now, but she is already loving the baseball life.
Weighing in at a little more than a bunch of bananas, Daisy is just six weeks old.
She was found in the Grayson Stadium parking lot a couple of weeks ago, with no tags, collar or microchip.
That’s when Savannah Bananas President Jared Orton and his wife, Kelsey decided to adopt her.
“We’ve always talked about getting a dog and then she showed up to Grayson Stadium so we just figured it was fate,” Kelsey Orton said.
Daisy now comes to the office every day and helps greet visitors.
“She loves it. She’s greeted all of our season ticket holders when they come in. People have been picking up their merchandise and coming by to see her and hanging out with her,” Jared Orton said.
“Daisy has a lot of spunk and a lot of energy but she’s also super sweet. She loves to snuggle. She loves to bite, which we are working on, but she’s a great friend,” Kelsey Orton said.
While she is a little small to be the bat dog, they’re getting her used to the baseball life early.
“She’s eight weeks old now, so she’s maybe a little bit young to start her official duties as bat dog, but hopefully in the next year or so we’ll get her trained up and she can be taking baseballs to umpires, and getting bats off the field, and really having a lot of fun,” Jared Orton said.