It was highly believed
that Youppi could become a part-owner of the Expos if he chose to be.
Youppi is one of three mascots inducted to the US Baseball Hall of Fame.
The others are the Phillie Phanatic of Philadelphia and the Famous Chicken
from San Diego. Their induction to the Hall of Fame is not considered to
With the relocation of
the team in Washington D.C. from Montréal, Québec, Canada following the
2004 season, the team has become the Washington Nationals. The official
mascot of the new era MLB club has been not yet decided, but it has been
rumored that it will be a insect called “Nat.”