When the team needs that extra energy and the fans require someone to get them out of their seats, who does one call?
Why, a mascot of course!
But what makes a popular mascot? Is it the style, dance moves, a large fanbase and its illustrious history? That all factors into it.
Whether it's a gold panner or a live animal, these mascots have stories. Or bizarre origins.
Here are the 25 most popular mascots ever.