Yosemite has been Bugs Bunny's main enemy almost from his first appearence in 1945. He has been portrayed as many roles; a western outlaw, pirate, a black knight, and many others.
I'm no clock-watcher! (Southern Fried Rabbit, 1953) Those earth creatures, always shootn' off their mouths! (Lighter than Hare, 1960) I'm Yosemite Sam, the meanest, roughest, rip-roarn'est, Edward Everett Hortonest, hombre that ever packed a six-shooter! (Hare Trigger, 1945) I'm Yosemite Sam, the roughest, toughest, he-man hombre that's ever crossed the Rio Grande-And I don't mean Mahatma Gandhi! (Bugs Bunny Rides Again, 1948)