Thanks to an on-going legal battle between its creators and the Phillies’, the Phanatic got a makeover, which was unveiled this past weekend when they began Spring Training. The changes include adding stars around the eyes, a blue tail, and a fresh set of red shoes, as well as a few other alterations. These changes come amidst a long legal battle between the mascot’s original creators with the copyright agreement set to expire on June 15. The Phanatic’s creators, famous for also creating Miss Piggy, claim they are fully responsible for the Phanatic and its success. While these changes aren’’t…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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