St. Louis Cardinals pitch fans a new comedy series on Instagram

The online platform is the team’s venue for a series of bite-sized videos that offers a sideways look at what it’s like to work in its front office.

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The videos feature the team’s mascot, players and Cards fan Phyllis Smith (known to sitcom fans as Phyllis from “The Office”).

A press release touting the series states:

This humorous ‘Mascots’mentary is directly from the nest of one of most iconic teams in baseball. After an early love affair during the team’s magical 2011 post season, Fredbird and the Rally Squirrel find themselves becoming bitter rivals and silliness ensues.

The Cards have amassed more than 62,000 followers on Instagram.

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