The Phillie Phanatic just went from the greatest mascot in all of sports to a the most bad ass. Tom Burgoyne, aka the Phanatic’s buddy, took a foul ball to the face at a Lehigh Valley IronPigs game yesterday. The ball struck the Phanatic in the neck area, where Burgoyne’s face lies in the costume. … Continue reading Tom Burgoyne… err The Phillie Phanatic is a trooper
I’m sure you have all seen this by now. In one of ESPN’s newer ads, Derek Jeter was the victim of a used razor. One could only guess who the culprit was.
It’s a job that doesn’t require any athletic ability. You don’t need a college degree and you don’t need to be a genius. You don’t need to study, work out, or prepare yourself like anyone else. There are only two skills required: a love for baseball and a love for making people happy. That’s where … Continue reading The Greatest Job in the World
I know this is old but I have to show it. I haven’t seen this act until today when I stumbled upon it accidentally. Here is the Phillie Phanatic dressed as Lady Gaga on Opening Day, April 12. All I have to say is Nationals third base coach Pat Listach really needs to loosen up … Continue reading Lady Phanatic
by Dan MacNeal Could it have been a better day for the home opener? The sun was shining, the smell of grilled hamburgers was in the air, and the fans were pumped. The area around Citizens Bank Park was like a zoo, with Mr. Greengenes playing on Citizens Bank Way and various local radio and … Continue reading The (2nd) Home Opener
The Phillie Phanatic will be everywhere in Philly now. 20 different Phillie Phanatic statues will be scattered around Philadelphia as a tourist attraction. “Fans who already love the Phillie Phanatic will see him in a brand new way,” said Frank Luzi, the museum’s public relations director. “There’s something different to each one.” Some of the places the statue will be … Continue reading Phanatic Honored; Romero Update
I’m still up for absolutely no reason whatsoever so I decided to recap moment 15-2 of the Famous/Infamous Moment series. Tomorrow morning I will post #1 which is pretty obvious as to what it is. Here is the list: #15 – Steve Cartlon (1994), Mike Schmidt and Richie Ashburn (1995), and Jim Bunning (1996) get … Continue reading FIM Recap
He’s from the Galapagos Islands. He warms our hearts. He’s big, green, and furry. He resembles a character Dr. Suess would have invented. He is the Phillie Phanatic and he is by far the coolest mascot in all of professionial sports. Moment #13 is when he was introduced back in 1978. Sports Illustrated voted the … Continue reading FIM #13: The Birth of the Phillie Phanatic