Found May 02, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
During a recent game between the Wichita State Shockers and the Kansas Jayhawks, a rascally little squirrel became the center of attention after it made its way onto the field and scurried around the infield. After an amusing scene featuring Jayhawks shortstop Kevin Kuntz giving his best efforts in attempting to corral the little critter, Wichita State catcher Tyler Baker, who was on second base at the time, used his batting helmet to scoop up the squirrel. Said Baker about his exemplary display of pest control acumen, via KU Sports: “I was scared it would do something, but it was weird, he just walked up to me,” he said. “I was just saying, ‘Come here. Come here, little guy.’ … I thought it might jump up out of the helmet, but it just looked up at me the whole time.” Baker also stated that another squirrel invaded the field of play later in the game. A “darker one” that was escorted off the field by Shockers left fielder Micah Green. A pleasant and amusing diversion, to be sure, ...

If somewhere an ill child asked Wichita State's Tyler Baker to catch a squirrel in his hat: Wish granted

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A mischievous squirrel made its way onto the diamond during Tuesday's game between Kansas and Wichita State.Watch as the little guy sprints toward second base and draws all kinds of attention from the players on the field. Some of the players try in vain to capture the creature until Wichita State catcher Tyler Baker, who had reached second base on a double, was finally able...

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Animals seem to have a knack for finding their way onto baseball fields from time to time, but so rarely is a player as ready to react as Wichita State’s Tyler Baker was. A squirrel ventured into the infield with Baker standing on second base, and the quick-thinking Baker was able to corral the critter into his helmet and carry it safely out of play. Wichita State went on to lose...
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