Baseball and Bigfoot

Friday, 09 May 2008

This year, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, a new minor league baseball AA affiliate of the Kansas City Royals,  proudly announced the arrival of their new mascot, "Strike," a baseball-loving bigfoot from somewhere in the Ozarks.  

As explained on the team's website, the six-foot nine-inch "Strike" or "Ozark Howler" apparently was encountered on a road near the park by two of the park's groundskeepers. The creature was so excited that baseball had finally come to Northwest Arkansas that it decided to take up residence in the woods just south of the team's Arvest Ballpark. 

Since it was baseball that enticed "Strike" out of his reclusive hiding, perhaps the TBRC should consider using baseballs as bait with camera traps? Or maybe just build a baseball park in the Big Thicket?

Source: Northwest Arkansas Naturals

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