They’re there to entertain the crowd, especially young fans, but occasionally a team mascot will get caught up in the moment and wind up the opposite of a crowd pleaser. And it’s not just fans who have gotten fed up with the mischief — some players have fought back against mascots who got on their nerves during ballgames. Here’s a look at
Years of dancing on and around baseball dugouts has finally caught up with the Phillie Phanatic.
The most recognizable mascot in sports was performing Wednesday night at Lehigh Valley, home of the Philadelphia Phillies’ triple-A affiliate, when a foul ball bounced off of the dugout and struck the Phanatic in the neck.