Artpop Talk

Some History on Mascots

February 08, 2022 Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink Episode 80
Artpop Talk
Some History on Mascots
Show Notes Transcript

If you liked last week's episode, we’re keeping the thematic ball rolling with a conversation on Mascots! (Did you like our spots pun). Where did they come from? Why are they a thing? And why do they have such a distinct look about them? Hint hint, wink wink, it’s capitalism central station. All aboard!

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History of Mascots:
WHO – OR WHAT – WAS THE FIRST SPORTS MASCOT AND HOW DID THE PRACTICE START?
MASCOTS BY JEFF MARZICK
It’s Female Mascot Time!
Spikes and Mittsy 
Mrs. Mett
Mudonna

Image References:
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The original Handsome Dan in 1889, Yale Manuscripts and Archives
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The New York Mets, Image of Mr. Met, 1990
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Original 1960s Mr. Met and Lady Met 15” Cloth Dolls
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Mr. And Mrs. Met…And The Kids
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"Pat Patriot" logo used by the New England Patriots as their primary logo from 1960 (when the team was known as the Boston Patriots) through 1992.
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Mudonna, St. pauls Saints