Another Piece of the Mr. Met Puzzle

As longtime readers are aware, I’ve been trying for years to determine the identity of the artist who created Mr. Met — not the live mascot but the cartoon character, who made his debut on the cover of the Mets’ 1963 yearbook. That yearbook also included a page introducing the new character, but no . . . → Read More: Another Piece of the Mr. Met Puzzle

Oregon Going Full-Puddles This Weekend

It'll be like looking in a mirror for Oregon on Saturday.

(via @GoDucks) pic.twitter.com/RFCgg3V1i7

— ESPN (@espn) September 23, 2016

The Oregon Ducks will be a little more duck-like for tomorrow’s game against Colorado, as they’ll be wearing orange facemasks, socks, and cleats, mimicking the orange elements of a duck . . . → Read More: Oregon Going Full-Puddles This Weekend

Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

In yesterday’s installment of Collector’s Corner, Brinke Guthrie showcased a few items featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ original mascot character, Bucco Bruce.

I was 12 years old when Bucco Bruce and the rest of the Bucs’ inaugural creamsicle design scheme were introduced in 1976. Bruce was an object of scorn for years — . . . → Read More: Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That

Here’s Looking at You — Or in This Case, Me

For all of today’s images, click to enlarge

Like many people, I often don’t like the way I look in photos. But I love the way I look in this caricature, which was whipped up by reader Larry Torrez, who’s a professional artist (and who you may know in the . . . → Read More: Here’s Looking at You — Or in This Case, Me