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There's a 10-foot high sand sculpture of the Phanatic in Philly now

They say the camera adds 10 pounds. Well, it looks like sand takes a few off the middle because the Phillie Phanatic is lookin' fresh to death in this massive sand sculpture.

In an effort to promote the Do AC Sand Sculpting World Cup taking place on the Pennsylvania Avenue beach in Atlantic City, N.J., sand sculptor John Gruber created this 10-foot castle guarded by the Phanatic.

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The summertime masterpiece was erected outside of the left-field gate at Citizens Bank Park. It'll be there all week and the Sand Sculpting World Cup runs through July 6 down in AC.

Happy summer, everybody. Now, if you'll excuse me I have to go eat my weight in water ice.