NEW YORK - APRIL 03: Mr Met gets the crowd going during an exhibition game between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox on April 3, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The game marks the first time the Mets play in their new ballpark. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Mr. Met is just the latest in a history of sports mascot mishaps

This is certainly eye-opening.