The fight over the Phillie Phanatic

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The Phillie Phanatic during a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

The Phillie Phanatic during a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

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The creators of the Phillie Phanatic are threatening to sell the beloved mascot to another team — unless the Phillies renegotiate their licensing agreement and offer them more money. Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Oona Goodin-Smith explains why the team is suing the creators to keep that from happening. Do the Phillies have a case?

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