Orbit: Big League Stew's Mascot Madness champion

Houston Astros mascot Orbit J.J. Watt

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The Houston Astros' friendly green alien just landed at Minute Maid Park but is already a fan favorite. Orbit beat out 31 other mascots to take Big League Stew's title as the best in baseball. 

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