Thank you to all of my fans who voted for me on the Mascot Hall of Fame ballot. I’m thrilled to announce that I have been inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame Class of 2022! I could not have done this without your support!
The induction ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 18. More details to come!
What is the Mascot Hall of Fame?
The Mascot Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for sports mascots in North America and was founded back in 2005.
Where is the Mascot Hall of Fame?
The Mascot Hall of Fame is located Southeast of Guaranteed Rate Field in the town of Whiting, IN. It’s a beautiful venue with tons of fun and interactive games for kids. Check it out!
How many mascots are in the Mascot Hall of Fame?
I am the 25th inductee! You can view a full list of inductees.
What made me qualified?
Besides being the best mascot in the history of mascots, here is a list of some of my accomplishments:
- Performed at over 6,100 community events since 2004; an average of over 335 appearances per year, plus 81 home games!
- 2015-2016 Regional Emmy Award Winner
- 1,346 Chicago White Sox Home Games attended
- 5,500 Frequent Flyer Miles at the Xfinity Kids Zone
- 17X MLB All-Star Performances
- Developed Southpaw Strikes Out Bullying, a free school show for kids and teachers
- Visited the White House
- First and only MLB Mascot to attend a game in the state of Iowa (8-12-21 Field of Dreams Game)
- Skipped 111 times in a minute to consolidate the 2nd position in the Limca Book of Records
- Chugged 29 chocolate milks in one sitting
- Hot dog connoisseur
- Notoriously late for work
- In 2020, Southpaw was voted MLB Network Radio’s Best Mascot in Baseball via a Twitter fan vote. Thanks, Twitter followers!
- Has been called out by one too many people named Rebecca in my lifetime.
- Bitter rival of Sluggerrr
- Occasionally chastised on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon