An All-Star idea: Mascot Olympics!

And just to make sure there are no ties, let's make the outcome meaningful

Originally Published: July 4, 2012
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Covering the U.S. Olympic team track and field trials for 11 days and experiencing the joys, agonies and unmatched drama of our swiftest and finest athletes attempting to earn trips to the London Games left me with goose bumps so large I was pulled aside twice for mandatory drug testing. It also triggered a superb idea for an equally thrilling and inspiring athletic competition in baseball:

The Mascot Olympics.

Yes, I'm serious.

Hear me out.

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