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Friday, January 08, 2016

Wally the Green Monster… has a sister

Her name is Tessie. She’ll be at the Winter Carnival later this month. I assume that’s not the end of it.

(Link goes to a video production at mlb.com.)

villageidiom Posted: January 08, 2016 at 09:19 AM | 32 comment(s)
  Beats: mascots, please make it stop, red sox

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-3-2015

Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 3, 1915:

Averill A. Bates, a youngster from Peniel, Texas, is looking for a job as a mascot to a big league club. Bates says that he is luckier than any other boy of his age in the world, and that with him around all summer a club would have to win. He applied to George Stallings for a job, but was turned down cold.

It would be good work if you can get it. Looks like Bates would have been 17 years old in December 1915. I can’t imagine a more enjoyable way to spend a year at that age than traveling the country, watching baseball, and generally just hanging out.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 03, 2015 at 10:46 AM | 25 comment(s)
  Beats: dugout, history, mascots

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Homer’s night on the town

If you drank a shot with the [Charlotte] Knights mascot on Sept. 20, you were basically harboring a fugitive

This is the most important sports story of the year.


 

 

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