SK Wyverns, reigning champions of the Korea Baseball Organization, take their name from the wyvern — a mythical creature that’s basically a two-legged dragon with an awesome tail.
You’d think the team would do whatever it could to embrace such an imposing mascot. But how? It’s not like there are wyverns just flying around out in the world.
… or are there?
The team rang in Opening Day 2019 by using augmented reality to bring a fire-breathing wyvern to Munhak Baseball Stadium. After taking a lap through the air, it landed on a platform in the middle of the diamond, all while fans at the park watched through an app on their smartphone. We’ll just go ahead and give them the 2019 title now.