If you want to have a successful sports team..there is one major thing you need to do. Connect with the American family. 

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Business openings, hospital visits, birthdays, few things make a true fan happier than tying the event to the local team. Of course, players and coaches only have so much free time.

According to Forbes.com, there is only one thing to do! A simple solution: Call in the mascot. We guess they are also good for sporting events. Pretty cool to see that America love Wally and Pat the Patriot, though.