50 Most Ridiculous Mascots

01/27/2012 08:31 am ET

Often mascots are relegated to the sidelines of sporting events, but some of them are every bit as entertaining as the event itself. Especially if you're at a Pirates game or some other sporting event guaranteed to let you down.

The mascot by its very nature is ridiculous and relatively undignified, which is why people like them. They are all goofy, but some are definitely less of a spectacle than others.

Here are 50 of the most ridiculous mascots in sports.