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Youppi! is alive and well

Don't fret, baseball fans -- the Montreal Expos' beloved mascot, Youppi!, will find a new home.

Updated: January 20, 2005, 11:58 AM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Jose Vidro is going to Washington. So are Livan Hernandez, Tony Batista, Sun-Woo Kim and manager Frank Robinson. But sadly, the oldest and most beloved Expo of them all is not making the move to D.C. when his team becomes the Washington Nationals this spring.

"Youppi! will stay as part of the Quebec heritage," says Expos executive VP Claude Delorme. "He was first created in 1979, and people really identify with him. We wanted him to have some continuity, and we have had some negotiations ...

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