The Guide to Recognizing Your Mascots tour of baseball’s minor leagues returns this week with the California League. I’m sorry it took me so long to finish this, I wanted to just write it, but everyone thinks I’ve got mental problems, so I had to stuff my lunchbox full of pictures of the Bakersfield Blaze and High Desert Mavericks and hitchhike to the West Coast myself. I had some troubles along the way (such as a hot shot blogger named Lucas who has already written about all of these mascots), but a helpful group of bikers took me most of the way. It saved me a lot of time, but I don’t ever want to hear “Send Me An Angel” again.
Anyway, enough of my literary wizardry. If this is your introduction to the series, be sure to click the A Guide to Recognizing Your Mascots tag and read through the leagues we’ve already covered. This one will be just like those, except all the giant Muppet things have temperature names. Sh:t, I just ruined the entire article. Sorry, my only joke is about how the baseball llama’s name is “Sunny.”
Click through, enjoy the hilarity, and drop a comment. Don’t make me get all emotional in a big dinosaur.