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The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

Posted on: October 19, 2009 9:48 pm

The coolest mascots in sports                            

#1: MR. Met

Mr. Met is the coolest mascot maybe of all time, the best dancer, song leader, and actor he really energizes the depleting New York Mets crowd.

#2:The Racing Sausages

Many teams including the washington nationals have tried to put their own spin on this, but the sausages has been one of the most wackiest races in all sports including the Kentucky Derby.

#3: Fireman Ed



I may be a huge new england patriots fan, but a fan that can quiet an entire stadium and get them to chant in unison is pretty amazing. after all without Ed who would be the jets mascot anyway, a jet blue plane?


#4:USC's Traveler 


Traveler is a classic mascot who's pre-game ritual may be unmatched. Who else can control a live, huge, horse on the side-line of a team with an atmosphere as big as USC's.


#5: The Philly Phanatic


The Phanatic is the most upbeat and craziest mascot in all of sports his (or hers i cant really tell ) energy rivals that of a minor league mascot.

The lamest mascots in sports

#1:  The Yankees



Okay the yankees may not have a mascot(and dont say that Freddy "sez" schuman, is one), but if they did it would probably be a giant dollar bill or something.

#2: Washington Nationals Screech



It makes sense that one of the worst mascots in sports is on arguably the worst team in sports. Screech has slimmed down a little but still what does a bird have to do with the nationals. Screech was designed by a nine year old, which makes sense since after all it is the nationals.


#3: Sebastian the Ibis




I chose Sebastian because he is a duck not a frickin' Ibis what were they thinking, this looks nothing like an Ibis. For real, google image search Ibis and see what comes up 


#4: Any New Jersey Devils Mascot



The original mascot named "Slapshot" was fired after he inappropriately touched 3 woman. They brought a new mascot in after this who sat in the rafters dropping peanut shells on innocent fans.


#5: Otto the Orange



Otto is an orange dot, WHAT!!!??? That is the most random mascot ever. I know their called the orange but a dot, or is he a pumpkin, either way the orange should have like a giant O or something that would be bad but it would be better than a giant dot.




PLease leave comments, suggestions, and questions



Category: World Sports

Since: Aug 12, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2009 3:47 pm

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

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Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: October 22, 2009 1:32 pm

What about Sparty?

I think he is pretty awesome!  Of course I love the Spartans so I guess my opinion is biased :P

Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: October 22, 2009 12:52 pm

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

... and while I hate to let facts get in the way of a good story....

There is indeed a control problem with Traveler, which is why so few of the ancient Trojans rode atop horses... Stirrups were not introduced to the West into the middle ages.... the anachorism allows the show...

AND.. I think the nickname Orange or Orangemen has more to do with religion than color.... the Orange being the Scots-Irish who settled that part of New York and Ontario,.. the name served to punctuate Syracuse U's status as non-Roman and rally the WASPs much in the way Notre Dame rallied the papists.... 

And I do like Longhorns, collies, goats, tigers, various dogs and even a bufalo as mascots well above the Orbits and Youppis of the world....

Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: October 22, 2009 12:31 pm

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

CHARLIE O.. Finley's Mule that used to be around for all the A's games...

and GUMBO, the original, real St. Bernard that used to sit on the sidelines at Saints Games....

Since: Nov 24, 2006
Posted on: October 22, 2009 11:03 am

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

Henderson State Reddies...What's a reddie? They actually do not have a mascot at all.

Great: Arkansas Razorbacks. Original. Awesome.

Since: Oct 22, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2009 10:33 am

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

Otto The Orange is one of the greatest mascots, not lamest!  How can you not like the Happy Orange with the big smily face?  I have seen him take out other mascots like the Pitt Panther or Nittany Lion, and it is haliarious to see a giant orange pillow tackle a cat.

Is he the most intimidating? No, but still very cool!

Since: Dec 29, 2006
Posted on: October 22, 2009 10:00 am

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

Western Kentucky's Hilltopper - made famous by a number of ESPN adds

Since: Jul 28, 2009
Posted on: October 21, 2009 7:24 pm

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

I think Santa Cruz is still the Banana Slugs.  Too bad they don't have a rival called the Salt.  They could be from Salt Lake City.  I can hear the announcers, "and the Salt is really pouring it on the Slugs today". 

There was an SF Giants game this year where during a break in the action, the camera was following the mascot as he walked around mingling with fans.  The announcers were babbling something about the mascot doing a good job when it started talking to a few women.  Next thing you know, dude has his headpiece off and under his arm, and he is standing there in his mascot suit talking to the women.  The camera is still following him, and the announcers start complaining that you never break character as a mascot.  It was kind of funny.  Mascots with game get a cool nod in my book. 

Since: Mar 13, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2009 7:09 pm

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

The Yankees Mascot is the World Serires Trophy. but, dont need a mascot to rile up fans when youve got 26.

Since: Jul 31, 2009
Posted on: October 21, 2009 4:20 pm

The coolest/lamest mascots in sports

Yeah I know I'm biased........but the Phillie Phantic is the best mascot I've seen.  About ten years ago you would go to a Phillies game to see the Phantic and not the team.  The baseball team was so bad and there was no reason to be there to watch them.  But the Phantic, there was no telling what he might do.

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