The All-Star Game mascot race ended in a flying bodyslam from George Washington
Every aspect of the game has a bigger profile for the Midsummer Classic -- so, naturally, Tuesday night's All-Star Game presented by Mastercard featured a top-notch mascot race in the middle innings.
But it was especially exciting for a reason you might not otherwise expect. As an array of ballpark hot dog condiments raced around the warning track, Ketchup seemed destined for a win ... but suddenly, a hidden George Washington appeared and waylaid Ketchup, allowing Mustard to scamper ahead for a surprise win:
No mascots were harmed in the running of this race.— Cut4 (@Cut4) July 10, 2019
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That's just mean, George.
At least we know for a fact that no sandwiches were harmed in this dramatic sequence -- since hot dogs are not sandwiches. (Don't @ me on Twitter).
Adrian Garro joined MLB.com in 2016. Throughout his travels, both Bartolo Colon and Vin Scully have placed their hands on his shoulders. Not at the same time, though. That'd be amazing.