‘Rally Possum’ Becomes Instant Fan Favorite After Extra Inning A’s Win

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – An uninvited guest at the O.Co Coliseum Monday has become an instant Internet sensation.

An opossum ran onto the field in the 10th inning during the Athletics-Tampa Bay Rays game. A short time later, Derek Norris hit a single off former Oakland closer Grant Balfour to give the A’s a walk-off win.

The ‘rally possum’ is now the talk of Twitter (even though it is technically an ‘opossum).

Still, the A’s announcing crew was not thrilled to see the little guy, here’s the clip:

The AL West-leading A’s remained one game ahead of the Los Angeles Angels and avoided losing consecutive home games for just the second time this season.


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