Gritty

Gritty and Jack Callahan at Callahan's birthday party.
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
After months of treatments at Children's Hospital, the young cancer patient who befriended Gritty is cancer-free, and 4-year-old Jack Callahan is finally heading home to Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
February 03, 2020 - 10:52 am
Philadelphia police say Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty has been cleared of allegations that he assaulted a 13-year-old boy during a photoshoot. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
January 23, 2020 - 8:10 am
Philadelphia police are investigating claims that the person wearing the Flyers’ mascot costume physically assaulted a 13-year-old boy. Read more here.
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Andrew Kramer
January 22, 2020 - 3:49 pm
Philadelphia police are looking into claims that the Flyers’ mascot Gritty physically assaulted a 13-year-old boy in November 2019. Read more here.
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Butter sculpture of Gritty
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CNN
January 02, 2020 - 5:46 pm
The traditional unveiling of the butter sculpture ahead of the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show took place in Harrisburg Thursday morning, revealing some beloved mascots. Read more here.
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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade.
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Cherri Gregg
January 02, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The Mummers Parade's record of racist parody turned up again this year, and a former mummer — who has since left the tradition after learning about its racist origins — believes the bigotry needs to come to an end. Read more here.
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Gritty, Swoop, Phang, Franklin, and the Phanatic unite in the latest Visit Philadelphia video.
Visit Philadelphia
Ian Bush
December 18, 2019 - 11:49 am
Holidays are a time for families to get together. For some, it's the first time in a long time everyone is under the same roof. That's the case for Philadelphia's family of professional sports mascots. Read more here.
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Gritty visits Jack Callahan for his fourth birthday at the Ronald McDonald House.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The birthday wish of a cancer patient at Children's Hospital has been fulfilled with a visit from his favorite sports mascot Wednesday as Gritty stopped by the hospital to greet his biggest fan.
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Flyers fans embark on the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities.
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Charlotte Reese
October 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
Thousands of fans took to the streets in South Philadelphia on Sunday for the first-ever Gritty 5K, benefiting Flyers charities, to show their support for their favorite hockey team and mascot.
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