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Is New Orleans Pelicans Mascot Pierre the Scariest One in Sports?

I thought it was a mistake to change the name of the New Orleans Hornets to the New Orleans Pelicans. I think there is something to the importance of the team names to how successful they are. Think about it, when they were the Hornets they were a great team. Hornets fly around, zoom in and sting. I mean who isn’t afraid of a hornet?

Is New Orleans Pelicans Mascot Pierre the Scariest One in Sports?

Now we got the Pelicans. Those big lumbering birds are not scary at all. I mean who wouldn’t want to have one of those land in your back yard. But their original mascot was really scary looking and creepy. As the video above shows.

So bowing under supposed intense pressure from the news media and fans they came up with a redesign.

The upgraded version of New Orleans Pelicans Supposedly Less Scary Mascot Pierre.

The upgraded version of New Orleans Pelicans Supposedly Less Scary Mascot Pierre.

Really? Do you see much of an improvement here? Well, I guess it is a little better.

Posted in New Orleans Life.



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