Team Name: Spartans
Nickname Established: circa 1926
Costumed Mascot: Sparty the Spartan
Costumed Mascot Debut: 1955,
current version: 1989
Live Mascot: n/a
Live Mascot Debut: n/a
Team Colors: Green & White
University Location: East Lansing, Michigan
* The Sparty mascot program is run by the MSU Student Alumni Foundation.
* The current Sparty costume is about 7 feet tall, weighs about 30 pounds and costs about $12,000.
* Sparty was the UCA's National Mascot Champion in 2004, 2005, & 2007.
"Traditions, Spartan Mascot." Official Michigan State University Athletic Site.