Gritty is the official mascot of the Philadelphia Flyers. Gritty is best known for his uniquely Philadelphian personality as well as his Flyers fandom. After making his debut on September 24, 2018, Gritty was met with initial pushback. However, Philadelphia soon embraced Gritty despite his unique appearance.
Standing at seven feet tall, with non-blinking googly eyes, covered head to toe in orange fur and an unkempt beard, Gritty’s appearance is inimitable.Gritty’s edgy personality and temperamental attitude have allowed him to push the envelope of what is possible or acceptable for a team mascot.
Although Gritty’s personality is intentionally adult, Gritty is beloved by Flyers and non-Flyers fans of all ages.An unwavering love for the Philadelphia Flyers is at the foundation of Gritty’s core. Through the ups, downs, and everything in between, Gritty will always bleed orange.