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This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt that team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a [...]
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