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A Raccoon Invades the Cheap Seats

In case you missed the weekend’s big spring-training news:

Raccoons are a common sight throughout Tampa and St. Petersburg, but few are known baseball fans.

Eagle-eyed Post photographer Charles Wenzelberg spotted the raccoon and acted fast to snap this incredibly cute image.

“If was a freaky moment and I happened to get it,” Wenzelberg said.

The Post lensman had been in the outfield photographing a rainbow that had appeared over Steinbrenner Field. Then a loud noise startled Wenzelberg — and the raccoon.

More here.

Jason Epstein is the president of Southfive Strategies, LLC. He was a public-relations consultant for the Turkish embassy in Washington from 2002 to 2007.


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