1. Big Red (WKU Hilltoppers)
WKU has one of the most unique mascots in all of sports, the big man on campus, Big Red. Big Red has a unique look and has been featured in numerous national mascot based commercials and competitions. This exposure has gone a long way in making Big Red one of the most recognizable in all of college sports. While he may not be the most intimidating mascot you’ll ever lay eyes upon; he is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most entertaining.
2. Raymond (Tampa Bay Rays)
Raymond is the mascot of the Tampa Bay Rays. Raymond is a furry blue creature wearing a large pair of sneakers and a backwards baseball cap, completed with a Rays jersey. He is described officially as a “seadog”, having been born somewhere in the Gulf of Mexico.
3. Jazz Bear (Utah Jazz)
The Jazz’s Hall of Fame mascot Bear is one of the best in the NBA. Bear performs some incredible stunts, such as a one-handed handstand on top of a 50 ft ladder, and is one of the most beloved mascots in the NBA so keep an eye for him.
4. Coyote (San Antonio Spurs)
The Spurs mascot Coyote always keeps things entertaining with his shenanigans. He leads the t-shirt toss and performs a lot of other cool activities, so keep your eyes peeled for him during the game.
5. Rocky (Denver Nuggets)
SuperMascot Rocky is one of the most beloved mascots in the NBA and will surely bring a smile to your face. He performs a variety of high flying antics during the game, so keep your eyes peeled for SuperMascot Rocky.
6. Hugo (Charlotte Hornets)
Hugo the Hornet is the Charlotte Hornets mascots and has been entertaining crowds since the start of the franchise. During the game you’ll find Hugo throwing T-shirts into the crowd, messing around with fans, and pumping up the crowd.
7. Presidents (Washington Nationals)
The race pits Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson, and Teddy Roosevelt against each other and is a must-see for anyone making the trip to Nationals Park. Make sure to stay in your seat during the middle of the 4th inning, so you don’t miss this Nats tradition.
8. Billy the Marlin (Miami Marlins)
The loveable Marlins mascot has appeared in several ESPN commercials over the years and is one of the best-known mascots in baseball. Keep an eye out for Billy as you never know what he’ll do next.
9. Benny the Bull (Chicago Bulls)
Benny the Bull has been the Bulls mascot since 1969 and is one of the most energetic mascots in the NBA. Benny performs a variety of different antics during games and is sure to put a smile on your face so be on the lookout for him during the game.
10. Fredbird (St. Louis Cardinals)
Fredbird made his debut in April of 1979. Given that he comes from one of popular MLB Teams, there is no doubt that he has also made his way to be one of the more popular mascots in sports. Fredbird can always be seen dancing, playing with his watergun, and shooting merchandise at fans. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for this crazy bird!
11. Suns Gorilla (Phoenix Suns)
The Gorilla is one of the most famous mascots in sports and a must see at any Suns game. He brings everyone into the action with his high flying stunts, antics, and cheerleading so don’t miss him.
12. Sausages (Milwaukee Brewers)
In the sixth inning, fans are treated to one of the most fun traditions in all of baseball, the famous sausage race since the 1990’s. The competitors are Brat (#1), Polish Sausage (#2), Italian Sausage (#3), Hot Dog (#4), and last but not least Chorizo (#5). Over the years the tradition has become a fan favorite and is a must-see for anyone attending a Brewers game.
13. K.C. Wolf (KC Chiefs)
K.C. Wolf has served as the Chiefs mascot since 1976 and is one of the most famous mascots in the NFL. The mascot is named after a group of super fans from the team’s Municipal Stadium days known as the Chiefs “Wolfpack.” K.C. Wolf also was the first NFL mascot inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame, so be sure to look for him when attending Chiefs as you’ll never know what kind of antics he’ll get up to.
14. Youppi! (Montreal Canadiens)
Youppi! was the mascot of the Montreal Expos from 1979 to 2004 when the team moved to Washington, D.C. Following the Expos move Youppi! found a new home with the Canadiens and has been entertaining fans at the Bell Center ever since. Youppi! is one of the most famous and beloved mascots in hockey, so keep your eye out for him during your next trip to the Bell Centre.
15. Raptor (Toronto Raptors)
The Raptor entertains the crowd by performing all kinds of stunts and antics. You never know he’ll get into next, so keep your eyes peeled for him throughout the game.
16. Leprechaun (Notre Dame Fighting Irish)
The Leprechaun leads the Irish onto the field every game and leads the student section cheers. Look to The Leprechaun if you want to know what cheer is about to happen next.
17. Wally the Green Monster (Boston Red Sox)
Wally the Green Monster isn’t as old as a lot of people believe him to be because he actually made his debut in 1997. His iconic design and entertaining antics has made him the popular mascot that he is today. Red Sox fans are proud to have him around!
18. San Diego Chicken (San Diego Padres)
19. Mr Met (New York Mets)
Voted the best mascot in sports by Forbes Magazine, Mr. Met has been the beloved face of the New York Mets since 1963. Keep your eyes peeled for Mr. Met at the game as you wouldn’t want to miss him.
20. Philly Phanatic (Philadelphia Phillies)
The Phillie Phanatic is one of the most iconic mascots in all of sports. The Phanatic is famous for his many antics and even got into a fight with legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda. Keep an eye out for the Phanatic as you wouldn’t want to miss him during your trip to Citizens Bank Park.