Posts Tagged "Mascots"

There are thirty M.L.B. teams but only two good mascots: Mr. Met and the Phillie Phanatic. Mr. Met is credited with being the first live-action, costume-wearing mascot in baseball, having made his début in 1964, when the Mets moved into Shea Stadium and were not above engaging in a bit of carnival nonsense to win new fans. He makes perfect surreal sense: a humanoid with the head of a baseball.

Why Is Baseball So Bad at Mascots? : The New Yorker

MLB mascot team meeting at Citi Field

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From 1979 to 1981, the Yankees employed a mascot named Dandy. He was big and blue and a spectacular failure…
The Yankees’ Long-Forgotten MascotRead: WSJ

From 1979 to 1981, the Yankees employed a mascot named Dandy. He was big and blue and a spectacular failure…

The Yankees’ Long-Forgotten Mascot
Read: WSJ

@RobDauster: Butler’s two pups meet Georgetown’s two pups. Cuteness overload.

(via @GeorgetownJack)

Yankees Mascot “Dandy” fearful of David Wright.

Can’t blame him.