This may be a first.
A groundskeeper is usually dispatched to remove the invader, or at least to encourage it to find a way off the field.
But during a game between Class AAA teams Reno and Tacoma, a skunk delayed play in the bottom of the ninth inning.
According to ABC15.com, the Reno Aces believe the skunk sneaked in through the grounds crew gate behind center field and escaped under the left-field wall.
“Unfortunately, the skunk was not found after the game and remains at large,” the Aces told ABC15.com.
In the video of the baseball-loving skunk, and you’ll note that there is not a single person anywhere near the animal.