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The Phillie Phanatic wished Tom McCarthy a happy birthday with a very sloppy kiss

The Phillie Phanatic is not one to hold back his affection. At any home Phillies game, one will see the classic mascot hugging, kissing and playfully teasing fans without a second thought. Still, when a special occasion arises, the Phanatic manages to up his affection game to another level.

During Wednesday night's game against the Pirates, Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy was celebrating his birthday, so the Phanatic stopped by the booth to deliver a gift of his favorite candy and a kiss befitting the celebration.


The dementors of Azkaban deliver similar kisses to bring death to their recipients, but the Phanatic's kisses bring life and joy.