PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Back in November, the 76ers management team decided to bounce the team’s mascot Hip Hop,. (see related story) Now they’re letting you choose between Ben Franklin, his dogg and a moose to replace him.
The city of Philadelphia has been given a chance to decide what the face of the 76ers will look like.READ MORE: Police Investigating After Person Was Struck By Car On Route 38 In Maple Shade
On Monday, the 76ers launched a website displaying three choices for the teams new hype man.Big Decision Looming For SEPTA Employees As Union Fights For Better Wages For Its Workers
The site describes the three choices as ‘Big Ben’, an avid basketball who was thrilled to be asked to join Philadelphia sports fans in cheering the 76ers on to greatness, ‘B. Franklin Dogg’, a loyal Philadelphia resident who can be seen in artist drawings from the day nestled under the table beside Ben Franklin as he deliberated on the founding of the nation, or ‘Phil E. Moose’, a seven-foot tall moose who would often be seen dunking a basketball with ease.
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