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Baseball team gave away 15,000 misspelled jerseys

Why a Baseball Team Gave Away 15,000 Jerseys

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies gave away 15,000 Troy Tulowitzki jerseys to fans at the team's game Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.



KDVR reports: Unfortunately, in true Rockies fashion, Tulo's name was misspelled on every single one of them.

The jerseys left out the second T, making the club's star player's name "Tulowizki." Fans' responses online ranged from good-natured jokes to outright anger.

The Rockies issued a statement about the shirt misspelling:

"The Colorado Rockies offer our sincere apologies to the fans for the misspelling of the Troy Tulowitzki King Soopers jersey that was distributed tonight. The Rockies would also like to apologize to longtime corporate partner King Soopers, who was not involved in the production of the jerseys.

Acknowledging that many fans came to the game for the jersey, rather than disappoint them, we decided to go ahead and hand them out.

We have made plans to reproduce the jersey and fans wishing to exchange will be able to do so at a future date (TBD) in September at Coors Field or the Rockies Dugout Stores. In addition, fans exchanging the jersey will receive a complimentary ticket to a future game in 2014 or 2015."

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Paul July 29 2014 at 11:22 AM

Looks like the marijuana thing is working out well out there.

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EzinWy July 29 2014 at 2:33 PM

What's even sadder is the Rockies organization actually handed them out ! But what do you expect from the worst owner / franchise and team in baseball ??? Disgraceful, and, especially to the game !

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cdrewparks889 EzinWy July 29 2014 at 4:54 PM

They were free. How is that terrible?

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jrrosenthal EzinWy July 29 2014 at 5:20 PM

This is not carrier landing, lighten up!

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thorrsman July 29 2014 at 8:26 AM

Considering the record of AOL/HP regarding spelling, they have no cause to poke fun at the spelling errors of others.

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Franco thorrsman July 30 2014 at 1:46 AM

I brought it to there attention, many a time!

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cr250r79 thorrsman July 30 2014 at 2:25 AM

Or, maybe you brought it to their attention, Franco....

The ol' glass house and stones thing again.

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moooooooooochelle July 30 2014 at 1:02 AM

NICE WORK HUSSEIN OBAMA

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jerry July 29 2014 at 8:25 AM

probably made in china?

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Denny jerry July 29 2014 at 8:55 AM

Was thinking the same thing

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ualfriend jerry July 29 2014 at 11:57 AM

Dim wit do realize that the things coming from china are American company’s that took our jobs there,
GE, Apple and, all the rest. The people in china are only doing there job the way there told to do it by the American company.

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rphill2719 ualfriend July 29 2014 at 1:40 PM

The dumbing down of America is apalling. How many errors of punctuation, grammar and spelling can one make in one or two short paragraphs? 4th graders should know the difference between their, there and they're.

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Chris July 29 2014 at 12:25 PM

Use it for a rag to wash your car. Or your obama phone.

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tallstranger1963 Chris July 29 2014 at 7:52 PM

Use it wipe your your GOP phone you racist pig

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PERFORATOR July 29 2014 at 2:46 PM

A JERSEY typo? LMAO cause some dimbulbs are sure to blame Chris Christie!

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coopdabomb July 29 2014 at 11:03 AM

AOL/Huff has only run this story for days now. This is typical when you want to stay away from the real news.

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Tuhloola11 coopdabomb July 29 2014 at 11:51 AM

Why do you keep reading it, coopdabomb....and COMMENTING too ? Apparently, you need a hobby, or a job !

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steblawar July 29 2014 at 11:35 AM

Sounds like the mispelled ones may become collectors items since exchanging them for a correct one will also include a free game ticket. At least they didn't mispell Colorado or Rockies. :-)

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patric9956 July 29 2014 at 7:36 AM

Anger over a free jersey? Don't accept it and be happy. I'll bet the one expressing "outrage" will not trade in their defective jersey for one with the correct spelling.

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