New Cubs Mascot Gets The Cold Shoulder From Some Fans

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Clark, the Chicago Cubs' first mascot, hugs children during his debut at Advocate Illinois Masonic's Pediatric Developmental Center. i

Clark, the Chicago Cubs' first mascot, hugs children during his debut at Advocate Illinois Masonic's Pediatric Developmental Center. Steve Green/AP/Courtesy of the Chicago Cubs hide caption

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Clark, the Chicago Cubs' first mascot, hugs children during his debut at Advocate Illinois Masonic's Pediatric Developmental Center.

Clark, the Chicago Cubs' first mascot, hugs children during his debut at Advocate Illinois Masonic's Pediatric Developmental Center.

Steve Green/AP/Courtesy of the Chicago Cubs

Who could hate a mascot? Well, apparently some Chicago Cubs fans hate their new one. Clark the Cub was introduced this week, and social media roiled in anger — but why? Melissa talks to Chicago-based sportswriter Wayne Drehs for some answers.

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