Flashback Friday: Domer the Turtle
When it comes to Major League Baseball mascots, sometimes it doesn’t take much for those crazy characters to make an impression on the city.
Reflecting back on simpler times, occcasionally they might come up in conversations like “where are they now?” and “remember that mascot?” Often, I find myself saying that very same thing about one of the Blue Jays often overlooked mascots.
For this week’s Flashback Friday, we take a look back at one of the Skydome’s forgotten mascots, Domer the Turtle.
Not much is known of Domer’s tenure as mascot for the Toronto Blue Jays, but I think he came in as one of the Skydome’s mascot some time in the early 90’s and exited in the late 90’s.
If B.J. Birdy was Batman, Domer was his Robin. As the secondary mascot of the Skydome, maybe Domer grew tired of playing second fiddle to B.J. and tried to make it on his own, only to fall victim to a slot machine addiction.
Enjoy this commercial for the Skydome’s “Spring Fling” carnival, featuring none other than Domer himself.
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