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Here’s A Photo Of Cal Ripken Kicking It With New Military Bowl Mascot, Sgt. Stripes

In case you missed it, the Military Bowl unleashed its brand-spanking-new mascot — with great fanfare, including its own Twitter page — upon the masses last week: Sgt. Stripes, which is nothing more than a football with cartoon eyes Photoshopped on it. It’s a bizarre mascot, to be sure, but check out how he’s already hobnobbing with big-time stars now, including none other than Baltimore Orioles legend and Hall of Famer Cal Ripken. Interesting.

And no, I have no idea what is going on here, either. I’m sure there has to be a reason, but I cannot think of a good one why the Cal Ripken is hanging out with partially-animated mascot for some crappy college football bowl game. Strange stuff.

[H/T D.C. Sports Bog]