Internet lights up after stray goose finds its way onto field during Dodgers-Padres Game 2

Game 2 of the NLDS between the Dodgers and Padres proved a real nail-biter, for more reasons than one.

Because perched between the wave of home runs, stolen bases and web gems that took place on Wednesday night was an actual goose.

You heard me right: A goose landed on the field in the eighth inning, setting up shop right outside the hole between first and second base.

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It was a noteworthy moment for more reasons than one. For starters, the last goose to shake up a major league field like that had to be Gossage, right?

Second, the waterfowl’s appearance caused a slight delay, with stadium personnel scrambling to escort the bird off the premises.

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Lastly, he briefly took attention away from Padres closer Josh Hader, who showed signs of his old flame-throwing self in a four-out save of San Diego’s series-evening 5-3 win.

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Perhaps most importantly, the aquatic bird’s presence sets the internet alight. Here are some of our favorite tweets from a playoff cameo unlike any other:

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