The Flyers introduced their new mascot, Gritty, this morning in front of children at the Please Touch Museum. God bless those souls. I heard from someone who works for the team that it was going to be really ugly. It appears so. No idea what’s going on here.

Twitter reactions are after the jump. 

https://twitter.com/keithlaw/status/1044255254550859776

https://twitter.com/BlueSeatBlogs/status/1044252698135154688

https://twitter.com/DylanCCSports/status/1044249965432852480

https://twitter.com/Arnold921/status/1044261677255073792

https://twitter.com/jaybusbee/status/1044253134732873728

https://twitter.com/Zach_Brach/status/1044245664593575936

https://twitter.com/dbrobst92/status/1044246550644498432

https://twitter.com/JohnnyMcKeever/status/1044252757199327232

https://twitter.com/beerman86/status/1044245664849432577

https://twitter.com/JamesStumper/status/1044245581793824774

https://twitter.com/HenleyYves/status/1044259911079735297

https://twitter.com/justinsink/status/1044248172103708673

https://twitter.com/KingOfSkunkDuck/status/1044259235176095745

The city is now officially on a cold streak on introducing new mascots.

https://twitter.com/alyssakeiko/status/1044245914599206913