Billy Cub

Is this character violating the Cubs' trademark? The team says so in a new lawsuit. (CBS)

Cubs Sue Wannabe Mascot That Got Into Barfight

The “Billy Cub” character has made “rude, profane and derogatory remarks and gesticulations to patrons, ticket holders, fans or other individuals located in the area of Wrigley Field,” according to the suit.

07/18/2014

This screen grab shows trouble brewing between a bar patron and wannabe Cubs mascot Billy Cub. (YouTube)

Wannabe Cubs Mascot Gives His Side Of Bar Brawl

He was caught on video this weekend throwing a punch in a Wrigleyville bar. As CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports, the man in the costume says there’s more to the story than the video shows.

04/07/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Watch: ‘Billy Cub’ Throws Punch After Mascot Head Ripped Off By Rude Bar Patron

“Billy Cub” has acted as an unaffiliated mascot for years.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2014

Outside view of Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Keep Mascots Out Of Wrigley Field

My personal take is that the Wrigley experience is already going to be changing more than enough with the inclusion of a giant Jumbotron in left field. Do the Cubs really need to change it in every way?

670 The Score–07/23/2013