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OK, your wish to become the Boston Red Sox mascot didn't work out so well. Life seldom affords second chances, but here's an exception. Play your cards right, and you could be the next Stomper, costumed mascot of the Oakland Athletics! Get to work on that cover letter! (This is true: You'll need a cover letter). Via Bugs & Cranks: • Due to costume restrictions, candidate must be at least 5 feet 7 inches and no more than 6 feet 2 inches and weighs between 165 lbs and 225 lbs • Punctuality is mandatory and availability to work nights, weekends and holidays • Must have own transportation • Must be highly energetic and fit Anyone interested in applying for this position must send a VHS tape or DVD of a live performance along with a cover letter and resume to Oakland A’s, Special Events Dept., 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621. No phone calls please. Well, let's face it: the Athletics' interim mascot just wasn't cutting it. By the way, despite having a mascot that is not found in nature, the Oakland Athletics affiliate Sacramento Rivercats won the Triple A Championship for the second consecutive year. Job Hunt II, Green & Gold Boogaloo [Bugs & Cranks]


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