From yesterday’s Wall Street Journal: trying to keep pace with the Phillies in the late-’70s mascot race, the Yankees ended up with a mascot named Dandy. There are a number of reasons why no one remembers this.
The right opportunity at the right time
Via Sports by Brooks: the St. Petersburg Times reports that the Rays are looking for a new person to portray Pansy the
Wuss-Wuss Fish, or as they call him, Raymond. Here’s the actual job posting.
That Times report mentions that the previous Pansy was fired last month; no word on any official cause.
One of Pansy’s friends
It seems Easter Sunday was Mascot Day at Tropicana Field for today’s Blue Jays-Devil Rays contest. One of them ate someone.
And then spit out the shoes.
The name of this cannibal? Roger Clamens. Like that pun? They’ve got a million of ’em! Well, more like a couple dozen.
We knew the Red Sox had a mascot named Wally
the Green Monster — but it turns out they also have…well, see for yourself.