Phillie Phanatic May Be the World’s Wackiest Mascot
When Philadelphia’s baseball team debuted its original mascots—a brother-sister pair straight out of the 18th century, they were kind of a snooze fest. To spice things up, the Phillies commissioned puppet masters Wade and Bonnie Erickson to work with Jim Henson and come up with a mascot befitting the city. The result? The energetic, unpredictable green Phanatic.
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