On April 4, 1978 — The Expos reveal their new mascot named Souki, an odd looking character wearing an Expos uniform below a giant baseball head that has antennae. The Mr. Met-like figure, whose rights sells for fifty dollars, will be released after one season, after proving to be unpopular with the fans due to his strange looks and quirky behavior.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 4
National Pastime April 4
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