It may sound like the newest work from Dr. Seuss, but I assure you this really happened. The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (my alma mater) had a goose on the loose during their latest match-up against Illinois State University.
Check it out:
— Illini Softball (@IlliniSB) March 30, 2017
That’s central Illinois, for you.
According to Cut4 (hat tip for finding this clip (now I’m rhyming again)), the bird did eventually leave Eichelberger Field and leave them to their game.
Of course, it did take some coaxing:
— Baseball is Fun (@flippingbats) March 30, 2017
The University of Illinois eventually won 5-3.
h/t: Chris Landers, Cut4