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Phillie Phanatic creators balk at mascot redesign, want 'real Phanatic' back

bizjournals Tuesday, 25 February 2020
The creators of the Phillie Phanatic say new changes to the famous mascot's appearance demonstrate a "lack of good faith" by the Phillies in their ongoing negotiations over rights to the iconic character. The debut of the new-look Phanatic at a spring training game in Clearwater, Florida, on Sunday was the latest development in a legal dispute between the Phillies and the mascot's designers over financial terms of the team's continued use of the Phanatic. The Phillies have filed a lawsuit against…
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News video: Creators Of Original Phillie Phanatic Slam Mascot's Redesign, Call It 'An Affront' To Phillies Fans

Creators Of Original Phillie Phanatic Slam Mascot's Redesign, Call It 'An Affront' To Phillies Fans 00:33

The Phillies unveiled the redesign of the green mascot before Sunday's exhibition game.

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