At the start of the NBA season, Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce reacts in horror and fear to the new New Orleans Pelicans mascot, Pierre. Also, although sports teams are legally protected from being sued by fan injured by flying bats, the Missouri Supreme Court considers whether that rule extends to hot dogs thrown by mascots. Plus, find out what Charlie thinks of Bill Belichick’s choice of Halloween costume. And, Charlie talks about the choice of David Ortiz as the World Series MVP. Join us!