Earlier this week, the baseball world paid tribute to Home Run Derby, the Bat Dog of the Trenton Thunder who died after a bout with cancer. In memoriam, Ben Hill of milb.com wrote a great piece today on baseball’s bat dogs. The Trenton Thunder announced that they will celebrate Derby Day on January 26th, Derby’s birthday.
Just to cheer us up a little, here is some adorable footage of Gleyber Torres playing with Derby and his son, Rookie:
Thanks for the memories, Derby! May you now get all the dog treats you want!