GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It's not just home runs that Greensboro Grasshoppers want to see at Tuesday night's baseball game, but also famous bat and ball dog, Miss Babe Ruth.
After her 575 consecutive game streak was possibly in jeopardy following her surgery, she was back on the field Tuesday night.
Last Monday she had surgery to repair her auricular hematoma.
The Greensboro Grasshoppers have been playing her recovery, well 'by ear."
Donald Moore, the Greensboro Grasshoppers President and General Manager, and also Babe's owner says, "Babe has had a long week and I can tell she wants to come back but we have to respect the team veterinarian, as he knows best."
Jason Streck, the team's veterinarian stated, "Babe is showing remarkable improvement and is getting more and more strength back every day." Streck also stated that they don't want to put Babe back to work too soon.
It is important to note that Babe's return to the game was on National Dog Day!
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The Greensboro Grasshoppers faced off against the Delmarva team at 7:00 p.m. at NewBridge Bank Park.
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