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The Bulls have added Ripken to their paw-ster for the 2021 season as their Spokesdog and Bat Dog in partnership with Sit Means Sit Dog Training Apex. Fans will be able to see and meet Ripken at select events at the DBAP throughout the year, including certain special events and some games. And he would love to meet you too!

Ripken is scheduled to be fetching bats for Bulls players during the first 3-4 innings for the dates below.

Learn More About Ripken

Breed: American Black Lab

Nickname: Rip

Birthday: August 1st, 2016

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho

Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina

Weight: 70lbs

Position: Bat Dog / SpokesDog

Rookie Season: 2019: Holly Springs Salamanders

Hobbies: Fetching Bats, Fetching Frisbees, Fetching Sticks, Fetching Balls, Fetching......

Likes: Frisbees,Hugs, Squeaky Toys, Cleaning up food from under the kitchen table


Bark in the Park

In addition to select Bulls home games, Ripken will be at every Bark in the Park game this season, including May 19, June 9, July 21, August 18 and September 8. Click below for more information on Bark in the Park Nights.