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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Don't Worry, Poppa Bear, We'll Get 'Em Sometime This Century.
The Chicago Cubs' new cartoon mascot, "Clark," has ginned up a fair amount of commentary, a good deal of it negative. The Cubs have had "cubbie faces" and similar things on their jerseys before, but never have they turned the cub character into anything remotely resembling this. In truth, I think that they missed a trick here. They should have gone with an established "cub character" with built-in charisma and a proven track record of achievement: