Mike VI still adjusting to weather, won't debut Saturday

Updated: September 20, 2007, 10:59 AM ET
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Baton Rouge is still too hot for Louisiana State University's new tiger mascot, so his heralded football debut will wait for a night game in two weeks.

Veterinarian David Baker had felt Mike VI was doing well enough with crowds to have his cage rolled into Tiger Stadium during pregame ceremonies.

But since then he has decided that Mike VI, which grew up at a sanctuary in northern Indiana about 90 miles southeast of Chicago, is having trouble with ...

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