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There is a Mets fan out there that is so excited about the new stadium she snuck in to get a look around, and maybe...

Horst Hoefinger  |  Jan 8th 2009


There is a Mets fan out there that is so excited about the new stadium she snuck in to get a look around, and maybe a scrap of food. This fan has four legs not two, she’s a brown and white German Shepard mix.

A stray dog led animal control officers on a rainy romp through the stadium Wednesday after construction workers said she spent several days sniffing around the Mets’ new digs.

The nimble pooch was finally snagged near the Jackie Robinson Rotunda after running the bases and racing up and down the aisles. Her rescuers have dubbed her Jackie.

“She was around home plate, ran up the first base line and ducked into the stands,” said Mike Pastore, head of field operations for New York City Animal Care & Control. “We were going to set up a trap behind home plate.”

The pup was eventually caught and taken to the Animal Care & Control’s Manhattan shelter for evaluation, and eventual adoption.

Some of the construction workers were worried about “Jackie” and inquired about adopting her, so I have no doubt she’ll be going to a new forever home soon.

* The cutie above is Jae, she has a wonderful forever home.