Minor League Mascot Eats It In ATV Crash

Rip Tide, blue fursuited embodiment of the Triple A Norfolk Tides, was out for his usual four-wheeler cruise around the stadium when he took the right field turn a little too sharp. Rip Tide was unharmed but embarrassed (especially when he couldn't get his ATV running again), and I think The Oriole Bird's big league… » 7/16/12 9:35am 7/16/12 9:35am

The Rays Now Lead The AL East In Mascots

Say hello to DJ Kitty, who has crossed over from scoreboard videos to a real live man-in-suit. Don't worry, there's still a home for Raymond (who, as I learned from his bio, is actually a Canus Manta Whatthefluffalus). It's just that the Rays wanted to be the first team to get their mascot-to-spectator ratio above… » 2/16/12 4:05pm 2/16/12 4:05pm

After Being Leveled By Darwin Cook, The Orange Bowl Mascot Will Never…

This actually came at the end of the 99-yard fumble recovery we showed you last night, and raises a greater paradox than Schrödinger's cat: how do you decapitate a mascot that is only a head? Darwin Cook tried his damndest with a clothesline on Obie, the anthropomorphic Orange Bowl orange. » 1/05/12 11:50am 1/05/12 11:50am

A Perfectly Designed Killing Machine, The Phillie Phanatic Silently…

If you take nothing else from this insane week in sports, let it be the fact that the Phillie Phanatic was born in the Galapagos Islands. MLB has photos of the Philadelphia mascot furbirdthing "returning to his homeland" to terrify wildlife and hawk his book to local children. [MLB.com via The700Level] » 12/09/11 1:20pm 12/09/11 1:20pm

Somebody Stole A Minor-League Baseball Mascot's Head And That Makes…

"'Stomper' the bear disappeared from All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon [Ohio] sometime last month. With eight games left to go in the season, fans immediately took notice. 'He's a little overweight and that keeps him warm in the winters. He's fun-loving and loves to dance,' said Crushers V.P. Dan Helm. 'People… » 9/21/11 10:00pm 9/21/11 10:00pm