"I'm honored to have a pig named for me," said Keillor. "I love the story from a few years back about the opposing batter who came to the plate and saw the pig trotting up with the fresh balls in his pocket and the batter complained to the umpire." (a player from an opposing team was offended by the pig delivering baseballs to the umpire, turned and said, "That is so bush league," and the ump said, "This is the bush leagues.")
Garrison Squeallor was raised and chosen by Dennis and Marilyn Hauth, who have supplied all 15 mascots to the Saints. He is currently eating and and learning how to walk on a leash -- and eventually will be learning some tricks -- and no doubt looking forward in meeting his namesake!
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Lovingly selected from the earliest archives of A Prairie Home Companion, this heirloom collection represents the music from earliest years of the now legendary show: 1974–1976. With songs and tunes from jazz pianist Butch Thompson, mandolin maestro Peter Ostroushko, Dakota Dave Hull and the first house band, The Powdermilk Biscuit Band (Adam Granger, Bob Douglas and Mary DuShane).