It's no secret that sports mascots are meant to inspire fun at the stadium as well as get fans to rally behind the home team.
Unfortunately, that's not always the case. Some of our favorite teams' mascots have been less than stellar.
And some—the New Orleans Pelicans' "Pierre" for example—are downright terrifying enough to warrant a full-fledged makeover.
While there have been many good ones that have stood the test of time, there have been plenty more who scared the hell out of everyone who saw them.
These are just a few.