8 Major League Mascots Who Moonlight In The Off Season

Mascots have to earn a living during the off season, too. So with the official start of the Major League Baseball season upon us, we thought we’d share some of their untold stories.

1. The Phillie Phanatic - Liberty Bell Security Guard

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No photos, please.

2. Seattle Mariner’s Moose - “Dancer”

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When he’s not on the field, he’s on the main stage.

3. Detroit Tiger’s Paws - Dog Walker

Kristine Paulus / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: kpaulus

Picking up dog poop pays surprising well.

4. Wally The Green Monster - Bar Mitzvah DJ

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Dropping beats, not pop ups.

5. Tampa Bay’s Raymond - Stingray Petting Tank

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He gets a 15 minute break every hour to limit stress.

6. Cleveland Indian’s Slider - Mall Cop

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Busting all those skateboarding Cleveland punks.

7. Pittsburgh’s Pirate Parrot - Segway Tour Guide

David McKelvey / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: dgmckelvey

Tours every hour (Tuesday through Saturday).

8. New York’s Mr. Met - Parking Lot Attendant

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The first hour is free. It’s $75 every hour after that to cover David Wright’s salary.

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