May 28 – The “Lucky” Pelican (?).
Ya gotta love superstitions in baseball. Don’t step on the line going off the field. Eat the same meal before every game. Don’t wash your lucky socks, etc. etc.
The 2017 Lynnhaven Pelicans of the Tidewater Summer League had their Pelican at the start of the year. They would go through the ritual shown here before a game and the Pelican was placed in a position of honor in the dugout during the game.
However, the Pelican was nowhere in sight midseason. When I asked the coach he said that Pelican wasn’t bringing any luck so they ….. Better take note Jobu.
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