The Astros are having a contest to find their next mascot
After more than 111,000 votes were cast in the "You Make The Call" Radio Apprentice Contest, the Astros front office announced a second "You Make The Call" event this week -- this time looking for a new mascot.
Those interested in applying can register at Astros.com through Sept. 19. The top 50 contestants will be brought in to perform from Sept. 24-25 during visitors' batting practice, which fans are invited to watch. During the last home game of the season on Sept. 26, the top 10 will perform.
According to Astros marketing manager Andrea Andrus, the ideal candidate would be "energetic, an Astros fan, of course, and somebody who is also proactive about community relations and getting out there and growing our mascot program."
-Rachel Frey / MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent
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