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Infographic: Seattle’s Newest Mascots

By Seattle magazine staff, with Killer Infographics March 24, 2015

This article originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of Seattle magazine.

The Moose cheers on the Mariners, Rhubarb the Reindeer boosts the Tacoma Rainiers, and the Everett Aquasox find motivation in that weird frog, but Seattle has a few heavy hitters that could use a little blind enthusiasm from a mascot of their own.

 

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