1000 Words: Kottaras and a friend

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Despite the many practice fields at new Cubs Park in Mesa, Ariz., it’s always easy to spot catcher George Kottaras because he usually has a friend in tow. One of the most popular new members of the Cubs has been Kottaras’ dog, Leo, who even managed to sneak into some of Monday’s photo day shots.

The 8-month-old yellow lab is remarkably well-behaved and usually sits patiently by the Cubs training complex while Kottaras is at work on the field. The dog has a big legacy to live up to, as he was named after King Leonidas of Sparta.

2 Comments

Not named LEO after Leo “the lip” Durocher??

What a beautiful picture! Welcome Leo! I must say that one of my favorite happenings at the Sochi Olympics was the adoption of SO many precious dogs who will be coming home to loving families! Leo will be our “Lucky Gamer” for the 2014 season! Go Cubs!

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