{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Phanatic celebrates DVD release

Phanatic celebrates DVD release

|
When you saw the Phillie Phanatic at a hot Philadelphia night spot with his mother, you knew something big had to be going on.

Mom Phoebe accompanied the Phanatic and a host of other "celebrities" as baseball's best known mascot celebrated the release of his new DVD, "The Phillie Phanatic Goes Hollywood."

A crowd of masked "celebrities," including Marilyn Monroe and Sammy Davis Jr., and some onlookers attended the event at McFadden's restaurant outside Citizens Bank Park before Friday night's game against the Marlins.

"Philadelphia has a new star," said Joe Amodei, president of producer Hart Sharp Video. And with that, the Phanatic's newest venture went on the market.

Children 14 and under received a copy of the DVD upon arriving at Friday's game, while everyone else must wait until the 37-minute feature hits video stores. The DVD also includes a half-hour of bonus features, starring the Phanatic and broadcaster Larry Andersen.

The furry green mascot's first on-screen feature in eight years chronicles his trip to sunny Hollywood and his experiences at the center of the movie industry.

Zachary Levine is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español