Mascot Math Holiday Edition

Tis the season for examining the provenance of some of the sports world's furriest stars
December 09, 2013

FROSTY + DUSTIN PEDROIA √ó GRINCH = BOSTON'S WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER

HEAT MISER √∑ POSEIDON + CAPTAIN MORGAN = ARIZONA STATE'S SPARKY THE SUN DEVIL

BUDDY THE ELF + JAMES LIPTON √ó PINT OF GUINNESS 2 = FIGHTING IRISH LEPRECHAUN

Extra MUSTARD RUDOLPH - ROB FORD = MILWAUKEE'S BANGO THE BUCK

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

An Olympic torchbearer accidentally set his jacket on fire as he carried the flame through the Siberian town of Abakan.

PHOTOVICTOR BURNSIDE/PEFKOS/FOTOLIA.COM (HOLLY) PHOTOGOLDEN BOOKS/PHOTOFEST (FROSTY) PHOTOUNIVERSAL/EVERETT COLLECTION (GRINCH) PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYER FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (PEDROIA) PHOTOAL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (WALLY) PHOTOEVERETT COLLECTION (HEAT MISER) PHOTOPURESTOCK/GETTY IMAGES (POSEIDON) PHOTOETHAN MILLER/GETTY IMAGES (SPARKY) PHOTONEW LINE CINEMA/EVERETT COLLECTION (BUDDY) PHOTOTAYLOR HILL/GETTY IMAGES (LIPTON) PHOTORICHARD L'ANSON/LONELY PLANET IMAGE/GETTY IMAGES (GUINNESS) PHOTOLM OTERO/AP (LEPRECHAUN) PHOTONBCU PHOTO BANK/GETTY IMAGES (RUDOLPH) PHOTOMARK BLINCH/REUTERS (FORD) PHOTOMIKE MCGINNIS/CAL SPORT MEDIA (BANGO) PHOTOALEXANDER KHITROV/AP (TORCH)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)