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Wed
21
Mar '12

Bear With Me…

SUBMITTED BY: Ben Cole   LOCATION: Los Angeles, California (2012) Since 1984, UCLA athletes have won more gold medals at the Olympic Games than all but four countries. And this Bruins mascot has bitten more tourists than all other bear statues in America combined. We made up that last statistic, but the Olympics thing is [...]

Mon
26
Sep '11

Ballet at the Ballpark

SUBMITTED BY: Ari G.   LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts (2011) A more snooty mascot might have ignored the fans trapped behind home plate at Fenway Park — or at least have pretended not to hear anything through those thick furry ears. But not the Nutcracker Bear. He (or she) had time to spread some holiday cheer with [...]

Sat
6
Nov '10

Meet the Chinese Gumby

SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson    LOCATION: Huangshan, China (2010) The World Expo, the global equivalent of a county fair, used to be a pretty big deal.  TTP remembers hearing their parents talk about the 1964 New York World’s Fair and the 1967 Montreal Expo, which became the namesake of the short-lived baseball team. We had no [...]