Animal-induced game delays in sports

WINFIELD KILLS SEAGULL Aug. 4, 1983 Hall
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WINFIELD KILLS SEAGULL
Aug. 4, 1983
Hall of Famer Dave Winfield, then with the Yankees, struck and killed a seagull with a warm-up throw before the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Exhibition Stadium. After the game, Winfield was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals. Winfield was released on $500 bond, and the charges were later dropped. (Credit: AP / Bill Becker)

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From seagulls stealing golf balls to bats on a basketball court, here are some notable animal-induced game delays in sports history.

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