Archie's make over comes just in time for USI's 50th anniversary. The screaming eagle has been a USI tradition since 1970 when the mascot was introduced at the first game of the 1970-1971 basketball season.
Pros and Cons of Being a Sports Mascot Bleacher Report No, that duty went to some poor soul who was wearing a heat box of a costume, was forced to try out to get the gig and had to put up with people slapping the giant headpiece all the time.
CBS Local Top 5 MLB Mascot Races of 2014 CBS Local With MLB's regular season winding down – we felt it fitting to highlight some of the best things in baseball. Of course we need to include Mascot Races in that conversation.