Happy Birthday Timber Jim

All-time great mascot Timber Jim celebrates a birthday.

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For those who have listened to the pod and read me here you likely know I am a huge fan of the Portland Timbers unconventional mascot program started by Timber Jim.  Jim is a Portland icon and (to me) absolute mascot legend.  Timber Jim is everything a mascot should be: a symbol for the team, an ambassador in the community and someone kids and adults can connect with and admire.

Happy Birthday Timber Jim!

See more on Timber Jim, including the Best of 2008 Best Mascot

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