It was all to encourage fans to vote for their favorite character to be placed into the Mascot Hall of Fame.
Online voting takes places until Friday, September 12.
This year's nominees:
The Hawk - St. Joseph's University
Billy the Marlin - Florida Marlins
Rocky - Denver Nuggets
Globie - Harlem Globetrotters
Slider - Cleveland Indians
Cocky - University of South Carolina
Otto the Orange - Syracuse University
Smokey - University of Tennessee
The Tree - Stanford University
Sebastian the Ibis - University of Miami