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The Mets reintroduced Mrs. Met in mascot form in Red Cincinnati Reds [ edit ] Mr. Red in Main article: He is a humanoid figure dressed in a Reds uniform, with an oversized baseball for a head.
Red made his first appearance on a Reds uniform as a sleeve patch in The patch featured Mr. Red's head, clad in an old-fashioned white pillbox baseball cap with red stripes. The following season,saw the Reds adopt sleeveless jerseys, and Mr. Red was eliminated from the home uniform. He was moved to the left breast of the road uniform, and remained there for one season before being eliminated entirely.
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Red" was reintroduced as a sleeve patch on the undershirt. A human version of the mascot didn't appear until the early s. The costumed mascot disappeared in the late s but was reintroduced in Red retired in leaving Gapper, Rosie Red and Mr.
Redlegs to take his place. A new version of Mr. Red was unveiled at Redsfest ; the new mascot will be on the field with Mr. Redlegs, Gapper and Rosie Red. Redlegs Cincinnati Reds [ edit ] See also: Redlegs is a mascot of the Cincinnati Reds. He was reintroduced in to play a supporting role, along with Mr.
Redlegs appeared as a patch on the Reds' uniforms for two seasons in the s the team briefly assumed the nickname as a response to the second red scare. Redlegs gained national notoriety by falling off of an ATV during pre-game antics. This caused the large, baseball-shaped head to fall off of the Mr.
Redlegs costume, exposing the head of the person inside the costume. He was seen a few days later wearing a neck brace as a joke.
Orbit Houston Astros [ edit ] Main article: Orbit mascot Orbit Orbit is the mascot of the Houston Astros. Orbit represents a green space alien with antennae, in keeping with the Space City theme of the city of Houston.
Originally serving as team mascot from untilhe was replaced by a new mascot, Junction Jack. To coincide with the Astros' move to the American League West and unveiling of their new uniforms, caps, and logo, Orbit was reintroduced on November 2, to serve as the Astros' mascot once more for and beyond.
He was "hatched" out of a giant egg prior to the team's season opener at Memorial Stadium on April 6. Paws Detroit Tigers [ edit ] Main article: He is a tiger who made his debut on May 5,in Tiger Stadium. He wears a Tigers hat and jersey; in previous years, Paws' jersey would have the current season's 2 digit abbreviation i.
However, in andPaws' number changed to 00, since the Tigers retired No. He "resides" in Comerica Park to this day. Phillie Phanatic Philadelphia Phillies [ edit ] Main article: He is a large, furry, green bi-pedal creature with a cylindrical beak containing a tongue that sticks out. The character is named for the fanatical fans of the team and, according to current owner and former team vice president, Bill Gileswas to bring more families to Veterans Stadiumthe Phillies' ballpark at the time, which had become noted for rowdiness and even violence at times.
He can be seen riding around on an ATV at home games. The Pierogis Pittsburgh Pirates [ edit ] Main article: Great Pierogi Race The Pierogis are a series of seven people dressed in pierogi costumes that race in a promotion between innings during Pittsburgh Pirates baseball games. The contestants in this race include: Pirate Parrot Pittsburgh Pirates [ edit ] Main article: He is a large green parrot who wears a Pirates jersey and cap.
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He is often seen dancing on the dugouts and shooting hot-dogs from a cannon. The Racing presidents Washington Nationals [ edit ] See also: Ina fifth permanent contestant — William Howard Taft "Bill" — was added. A sixth contestant was added in as part of a three-year marketing deal with the White House Historical Associationwith the sixth slot changing annually based on the president featured by the association on its annual Christmas ornament.
Calvin Coolidge "Cal" was the first to fill the sixth slot, making his debut in July Herbert Hoover "Herbie" replaced Coolidge for Each president has a uniform number corresponding to his place in the order in which they held the office George — 1; Tom — 3; Abe — 16; Teddy — 26; William — 27; Cal — 30; Herbie — The Racing presidents became an instant success upon their debut and make multiple public appearances every year.
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A running gag with the Racing presidents from to was that Teddy could never win a race, although he came close inafter apparently defeating the other three presidents: While he was " Tebowing " near the finish line, George drove up in a car and whacked him in the back of the head with a baseball bat, knocking him out before he could finish the race. In Octoberhowever, just before the regular season ended and shortly before the Nationals' first postseason run began, Teddy finally won his first race, and he then went on to win four straight.
The Nationals scrapped plans to replace Herbie in with the president to be featured on that year's White House Historical Association Christmas ornament. Meanwhile, the presidents Race at Nationals Park returned in to its original format of —, featuring only George, Tom, Abe, and Teddy.
Louis Cardinals Rally Squirrel is a secondary mascot for the St. He is an anthropomorphic squirrel wearing the team's uniform with a number 11 presumably for the postseasonand was introduced not long after an actual squirrel appeared on the field at Busch Stadium during the fifth inning of Game 4 of the National League Division Series.
The squirrel ran across home plate as Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt was delivering a pitch to Skip Schumakercausing Oswalt to complain to the umpire that he was distracted by the squirrel. The video of the incident became very popular, and several local businesses in the St.
Louis area began creating items to capitalize on the phenomenon. A performer dressed up as Rally Squirrel took part in Cardinals fan rallies beginning with Game 3 of the National League Championship Series and was a companion of the existing Cardinals mascot Fredbird during the remainder of the postseason, assisting Fredbird and Team Fredbird with their duties entertaining the Cardinals fans at Busch Stadium.
Since the Cardinals "won" the World Seriesit is unknown if Rally Squirrel would become an official secondary mascot alongside Fredbird. Rangers Captain is the mascot for the Texas Rangers. Introduced inhe is a palomino -style horse, dressed in the team's uniform. Rangers Captain has multiple uniforms to match each of the variants the team has; his chosen uniform for the game matches the uniform choice made by the team for that particular game.
However, his outfit sometimes matches a theme the team is promoting; as an example, on April 24,he dressed up like Elvis Presley as part of an Elvis theme promotional night. He is described officially as a "seadog", having been born somewhere in the Gulf of Mexico.
He is said to reside in a private condominium inside Tropicana Field. Raymond was awarded an honorable mention in the GameOps. Rosie Red Cincinnati Reds [ edit ] See also: She was introduced in August as the new companion of Gapper and Mr.
Redlegs, and her name comes from a female fan, Rosie Janis, who became famous in for cheering for the team, and is also derived from a female fan group founded to prevent the team from moving from Cincinnati in and is a philanthropic group associated with the team.
They are stylized in the appearance of sausages from around the world. When they were debuted in the mids there were only three: In the late s the Hot Dog became a racer. In a fifth sausage was debuted, The Spanish Chorizo.
They are a favorite of fans and make sports highlights reels occasionally. Screech Washington Nationals [ edit ] See also: He is a bald eagle who wears the home cap and jersey of the team.
A nine-year-old fourth grade student in Washington, Glenda Gutierrez, designed the mascot and won a contest sponsored by the team, explaining that it was "strong and eats almost everything.
The Springfield Falconswhich played in the American Hockey League until they moved to Tucson inalso had a mascot named Screech. He is a large, furry fuchsia-colored creature. He has a large yellow nose and shaggy yellow eyebrows. The lion whose mane looks like a crown made his debut on April 5, The word slugger also refers to a powerful batter with a high percentage of extra base hits.
Sluggerrr is one of few mascots that has Facebook and Twitter accounts, both clearly marked on his homepage.
Ina spectator was injured by a hot dog thrown into the stands by Sluggerrr as part of a between-innings promotion. The spectator sued the Royals organization, claiming that they had been negligent. A jury found that neither the team nor the fan were at fault, and awarded no damages. His name is a reference to a left-hand pitcher and is also a reference to Chicago's South Sidewhere the team plays. He was on a float for Illinois at Barack Obama's inauguration, along with the Washington Nationals racing president representation of Abraham Lincoln.
Created inhe is an elephant who wears an A's uniform adorned with the number Stomper has performed at several All-Star Games and has appeared in a Public Service Announcement discouraging the use of chewing tobacco.
The use of an elephant to symbolize the A's dates back to the early years of the franchise, when a group of Philadelphia businessmen, headed by industrialist Benjamin Shibebecame the team's first owners. When asked to comment, John McGrawmanager of the New York Giants of the rival National Leaguesaid something to the effect that "Shibe had bought himself a white elephant. The Crimson Tide added their first Olympian to the team with Terin Humphreya two-time silver medalist at the Olympicswho joined Alabama in and would go on to win two national uneven bar titles.
InAlabama was the first gymnastics program to draw two crowds of over 15, in one season. The s[ edit ] Alabama maintained a rank of No. Despite putting on one of the top performances of the preliminaries, Alabama stumbled in their first rotation at Nationals, sinking as low as sixth place during the final competition before rallying back to finish 3rd.
The Tide began the season with eight freshmen on the team, making it the largest class in school history and accounting for nearly half the roster. Alabama entered the Super Six that year as the No. The Tide defeated the overwhelming favorite Florida to win a second consecutive title in with a score of Alabama entered the postseason primed for a close battle with Florida in the Super Six, but uncharacteristic mistakes saw Alabama slip to third place behind Oklahomawhile Florida won its first national title.
Alabama's win at the Seattle Regional marked Patterson's thousandth career win.
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The Power of Pink[ edit ] The Power of Pink is the name given to one of the Crimson Tide's home meets each season in which all the participants and fans wear pink to support breast cancer awareness. The first Power of Pink meet, designated the "Drive 4 the Cause" meet, was held in February at Alabama's home meet against Auburn; Coach Sarah Patterson ordered pink leotards for her team and requested that all fans show up wearing pink.
The movement quickly spread among other NCAA gymnastics teams, with many schools participating in at least one Pink Meet per season, usually in late February or early March. The fund was set up to provide disadvantaged women with means for early detection and treatment for breast cancer. Other supporters include the University, community leaders and Tuscaloosa Toyota.