Professional Baseball Participant Hits A Dwelling Run Then Adopts His Furry Good Luck Appeal

Jeff McNeil of the New York Mets had fairly a charmed expertise on the ballpark final week. Because the staff ready for a house recreation towards the Pittsburgh Pirates, they have been visited by adoptable puppies from the North Shore Animal League.

McNeil was particularly drawn to a fuzzy blond pooch with a black muzzle, even posing for a photograph together with her snuggled towards his chest.

 

 

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Earlier than the sport, McNeil was on the cellphone to his spouse Tatiana pleading for permission to undertake the pup. He made certain to make use of the video chat choice so the pet’s cuteness might assist soften her resolve. They agreed to go to the pooch collectively that Saturday.

 

 

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After hitting his 10th dwelling run of the season, the All-Star returned to the dugout with the pup nonetheless on his thoughts.

“Hitting a house run after holding a pet, I feel that provides me a bit bargaining chip,” he mentioned in an interview. “My spouse desires extra homers, then we now have to get a pet.”

The McNeils adopted the pup the next day! For now she is a “participant to be a named later,” however they’re engaged on the right monicker.

 

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Jeff McNeil leads the majors with a .340 batting common.

 

H/T to CBS New York

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