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Yes, It's Hot in This Big, Furry Bird Costume

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Yes, It's Hot in This Big, Furry Bird Costume

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Steve, who performs as the mascot for the Baltimore Orioles, says the rumor that mascot costumes have built-in air-conditioners is completely false. Todd Olszewski hide caption

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Todd Olszewski

Steve, who performs as the mascot for the Baltimore Orioles, says the rumor that mascot costumes have built-in air-conditioners is completely false.

Todd Olszewski

The East Coast is going through a heat wave, and there are many jobs that don't provide the luxury of air-conditioning. Steve, the mascot for the Baltimore Orioles baseball team, tells Neal Conan about what it's like to be a huge, dancing bird in oppressive heat and humidity.

Steve, the Oriole Bird