Raymond, the blue, furry dancing seadog that entertains fans at Tampa Bay Rays games, has been nominated for “Most Awesome Mascot” award at the Cartoon Network’s fourth annual Hall of Game sports awards show.
According to a news release, the Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards, set for Feb. 17, “will feature icons from television, film, music and sports, as kids experience an evening of fun.”
Raymond is the only Major League Baseball mascot up for the award. The nominees were chosen by Cartoon Network and the finalists were picked by a panel of previous mascot performers .
Raymond’s competition: Benny the Bull from the Chicago Bulls, Bailey of the Los Angeles Kings and Swoop from Philadelphia Eagles.
Fans can log on to hallofgame.com to vote for this year’s awards.