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.
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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.