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Hank is officially a resident of Wisconsin.
It was quite a scene at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport this evening as dignitaries, media and friends were all on hand to welcome Hank to his new home. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Anne Reed, President & CEO of the Wisconsin Humane Society were on hand to give an official welcome.
The Southwest Airlines charter plane from Phoenix that carried Hank was full of Brewers sponsors and employees landed around 6:25 p.m. The media lined up for the first shot of Hank and those on hand clapped and cheered as Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger walked Hank up the jetway to the gate. Hank and the dignitaries did a number of interviews for the media before heading home.
As Hank and the group proceeded from the gate to the main concourse at the airport, everyone was greeted with another surprise. Several hundred people were gathered behind the security checkpoints to greet Hank. Fans of all types had their cameras ready and cheered as Hank came up and greeted the public. The city has really caught on to Hank and that was clear by the crowd on hand at the airport tonight.
The public will get a chance to meet Hank at Miller Park on Tuesday when the official Hank shirts and other items go on sale at the Brewers Team Store by Majestic. The gear will go on sale at Miller Park at 7 a.m. and fans will be permitted to line up beginning at 6 a.m. that day. There will be a limit of four t-shirts per person (no limits on other items). Hank will make his first Wisconsin public appearance at the Brewers Team Store by Majestic from about 7 – 8 a.m. on Tuesday for fans who purchased the shirts to get a photo with the “ballpark pup.”
Hank to Make Guest Appearance at Miller Park to Raise Funds for Humane Society; By Popular Demand, Hank Gear to Be Available Tuesday at 7am CT
Hank “The Ballpark Pup” will make a grand arrival in Milwaukee tonight via Southwest Airlines charter flight, setting foot/paw on the grounds that he can now call his “forever home.” The once-homeless dog who has taken the hearts of Brewers fans, players employees, and pet lovers everywhere will arrive at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport at 6:25 pm.
Brewers fans will be able to take part in the excitement and contribute to a great cause starting on Tuesday when Hank t-shirts and other memorabilia will arrive and be available to the public at the Brewers Team Store by Majestic at Miller Park. With the purchase of any Hank item, 20% of the retail price will be donated to the Wisconsin Humane Society. Plus, fans will have an opportunity to meet Hank that morning at Miller Park.
Hank gear is also available at the Brewers Team Store at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix with 20% of the sales of those shirts being donated back to the Arizona Humane Society.
A small advance shipment of items hit the shelves in Maryvale this weekend, and supplies were quickly exhausted.
“There are two questions that everyone has asked from the very first days of Hank’s arrival: ‘Where will he live?,’ and ‘Will there be Hank-themed apparel?,’ said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with the Wisconsin and Arizona Humane Societies in helping not only raise funds to benefit the cause, but also elevate awareness for the problem of stray animals in Wisconsin, Arizona and beyond.”
The gear will go on sale at Miller Park at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and fans will be permitted to line up beginning at 6 a.m. that day. There will be a limit of four t-shirts per person (no limits on other items).
Hank will make his first Wisconsin public appearance at the Brewers Team Store by Majestic from approximately 7 – 8 a.m. on Tuesday for fans who purchased the shirts to get a photo with the “ballpark pup.”
“We couldn’t be more grateful to the Brewers for this generous and unexpected gift,” said Anne Reed, President & CEO of the Wisconsin Humane Society. “We depend upon community support to help more than 25,000 companion and wild animals every year, and it is astounding and inspiring to us that little Hank will help save the lives of so many homeless animals.”
Hank first appeared at camp on February 17, the day of the first workout for pitchers and catchers. The Brewers have worked closely with the Arizona and Wisconsin Humane Societies since that first day, and their staff provided counsel on how best to care for Hank’s basic needs as he adjusted to his new surroundings. Hank’s circle of caregivers in Phoenix worked tirelessly to ensure that he had the best care possible until his “forever home” was determined.
Hank made frequent appearances at Spring Training games in a concourse booth, where fans lined up for an opportunity to have their photo taken with Hank in exchange for a voluntary donation to the Humane Society. Through these and other opportunities, Hank has already helped raise thousands of dollars to support the cause.
3/17/14 Update: For those of you asking if you can purchase Hank gear online–we hope that the items will be available online soon, but unfortunately, they are currently not; however, you can call the Brewers Team Store at (414) 902-4750 and they will take your order over the phone and ship it to you!
3/17/14 Update: Hank gear is now available online here.
We recently posted a guide for men to help them find the perfect holiday gift, so we thought it only fair to provide one for the ladies, too.
(Note: The file size is pretty large, so be sure to click on the image and then click again, so you can follow along and get your holiday shopping done in a jiffy!)
With the Travel Channel’s Adam Richman set to visit Miller Park this weekend to film Brewers fans and their tailgates for the new show Fandemonium, now is the perfect time to reflect on your tailgating habits.
With tailgating so ingrained in us as Wisconsinites, it is easy to fall into a routine: BYOB, Tony’s bringing the grill, Kristen is bringing the tent, Nikki is making her famous pasta salad… maybe you’ve got a game of bags and/or a special playlist. While you definitely don’t need to fix what isn’t broken, like anything in life there is probably still some room for improvement.
So, to help you out, we’ve got a handy Tailgate Checklist:
plus, some Tailgating Tips:
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Did we forget any essentials? Got a special tip of your own? Post them in the comments below or email them to JohnandCait@brewers.com. We’ll compile some of the best ones here on the blog.
And finally, consider spicing up your tailgate with our Homestand Highlight from the Brewers Team Store by Majestic: Brewers Tailgate Games. Choose from Baseball Toss, Washer Toss or Ladderball ($80 each). They are Brewers-branded, easy to assemble and fun for all ages. Want a chance to show off your skills? If you’re here for a Sunday game, be sure to stop by the Brewers Merchandise Trailers located near the Sausage Haus or Helfaer Field for a chance to compete in tailgate games and win “Bernie Bucks” which can be used toward merchandise in the Team Stores at Miller Park!
Brewers tailgate essentials are also available online at the brewers.com shop. In addition, we’ve created a Pinterest board dedicated to tailgating–visit it to keep up with the latest tailgate gear, checklists, tip and more.
The next time you come out to Miller Park, be sure to check out our new embroidery machine, located in the Brewers Team Store by Majestic.
Just in time for Father’s Day, you can now buy any cap at the store and have it immediately embroidered in your own words for an additional fee ($10 per location–sides and/or back).
The whole process takes very little time and is fun to watch; here’s a snippet.
Please note: Embroidery is available on both game days and non-game days. Non-game day Brewers Team Store by Majestic hours are: Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; and Sunday, 11am-4pm. For specific questions, please call the store at (414) 902-4750.
Calling all Brewers fans- customized phone covers are now available at Miller Park!
The Brewers Team Stores have offered a wide variety of covers for sale that fit many phones (in addition to iPad covers), for awhile now, but one of the cooler new things this season is the Etching Station, located in the Brewers Team Store by Majestic in the Hot Corner at Miller Park.
The store will etch your existing battery cover on most phones for just $20, or, if you don’t want to etch the phone itself/prefer to have a cover on your device, you can purchase a cover from the shop and have that etched for $30. [Please note that currently, the store only offers covers for the iPhone and select BlackBerrys.]
Fans can choose from a wide variety of Brewers logos and mascots. The store also offers all other MLB logos, as well as logos of other Wisconsin teams. Each cover/case can be personalized with up to 15 characters of text, so you can include your name, or a phrase like “Go Brewers!”
The whole etching process only takes about 90 seconds and is fun to watch.
Also, rumor has it that Bernie Brewer has been giving out some cover & etching prize packages via his Twitter account and, I’m told that if you see him at the games against the Reds this coming Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, he just might have some coupons for you!
Please note: Etching is available on both game days and non-game days. Non-game day Brewers Team Store by Majestic hours are: Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; and Sunday, 11am-4pm. For specific questions, please call the store at (414) 902-4750.