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Monday, June 05, 2017

The Phillie Phanatic’s best running gags, ranked – Phillies Nation

Finger extensions are not on the list.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 05, 2017 at 11:56 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: mascots, phillies, philly phanatic

Friday, June 02, 2017

Fan says Mr. Met showered with profane heckles before bird-flip | New York Post

As if holding up that head isn’t tough enough.

“The fans were cursing at Mr. Met with the F-word and saying derogatory things about Mr. Met’s mom . . . which led to the gesture because of a personal matter with his mom,” the source said.

“It triggered something that recently happened. It was his breaking point.”

Jim Furtado Posted: June 02, 2017 at 11:32 AM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: mascots, mets, mr. met

Different Mr. Met has quiet day at Citi Field | Newsday

This might be the dumbest baseball story this year.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 02, 2017 at 06:44 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: mascots, mets

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

MLB Video: Syndergaard goes for a joyride

Better Phanatic’s ride than his wife, I suppose…

Renegade (((JE))) Posted: April 11, 2017 at 06:05 PM | 7 comment(s)
  Beats: mascots, mets, noah syndergaard, phillies, thor

Monday, March 27, 2017

Now hiring: Red Sox on the hunt for a backup Wally mascot

Looking for a career change?

Well, if you’re shorter than 5-foot-8, then you may be in luck. The Red Sox marketing team recently posted a job opening for a backup Wally mascot, who would be responsible for wearing the Green Monster suit at a variety of designated events, including Sox games, school and hospital visits, and charity events.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 27, 2017 at 06:31 PM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: mascots

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Marvels of Engineering, Monuments to Kitsch: Ballpark Wonders, Oddities and Attractions

The Bat. The B&O warehouse at Camden yards. ‘The Big A’ at Angel Stadium. Those special flourishes, details, or attractions that make each ball park unique and serve as local touchstone (the guitar-shaped scoreboard at First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds) or national icon (the ivy at Wrigley). Some are wonders of engineering (Safeco Field’s retractable roof); others are monuments to kitsch (the bobble head museum at Marlins Park). Some are awe-inspiring (the desert vistas at Camel Back Ranch-Glendale), while others are just annoying (the drummer at Cleveland’s Progressive Field).

gehrig97 Posted: February 02, 2017 at 10:05 AM | 8 comment(s)
  Beats: books, bull durham, cleveland, green monster, mascots, miller park, wrigley field, yankees

 

 

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