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The life and times of ROC the mascot

The life and times of ROC the mascot

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Features

ROC, a human-sized bipedal Panther, has been at the center of Pitt athletics for more than a century now, bouncing around the field, waving his arms and entertaining fans with his goofy antics and unassailable school spirit.

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