Phillies File Lawsuit To Stop The Phanatic From Hitting Free Agency

The Philadelphia Phillies filed a lawsuit on Friday against the New York company that created the team’s beloved mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, after the company threatened to make the Phanatic a “free agent” if a contract signed in 1984 was not restructured.

As far as legal documents go, the complaint is one of the more enjoyable reads given that it goes through the history of the Phanatic’s creation. If you’d like to read it in full, you can find it here.




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