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Feb. 12, 2013: Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team mascots George Washington (left), Teddy Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln & Thomas Jefferson wear boxers as they run during the Cupid's Undie Run in Washington, DC, on Feb. 9. The 1.5-mile run raises money for the Children's Tumor Foundation & is billed by organizers as the 'world's largest underwear race.' The event raised more than $1 million in 18 US cities. The runners in Washington started & ended the race with drinks at nearby bars.
Phillie Phanatic (fun fact from SI) August 1988 -- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda exchanges fisticuffs with the Philly Phanatic after the mascot does a routine using a doll of Lasorda as a punching bag. On another occasion, the Phanatic hugged a fan so hard that he suffered back injuries and was awarded 2.5 million. To that tune, Phillie has become the most sued mascot over time.