Rockies Make an Epic Typo— on 15K Jerseys
Troy Tulowitzki's name is light one 't'
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 27, 2014 10:13 AM CDT
Young fans wear misspelled jerseys with the name of Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki in Denver, Saturday, July 26, 2014.   (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

(Newser) – The Colorado Rockies love their All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki so much that at last night's game the team gave out 15,000 replica jerseys—emblazoned with his name spelled as Tulowizki. The rather large-scale typo was in fact noticed, the Rockies say, but they decided to go ahead with the giveaway anyway, reports ESPN; a new round of jerseys presumably stamped Tulowitzki will be given out in September and fans will be allowed to exchange the flubbed one. That is, if they want to: As one usher tells the AP, many "took the shirt and left. They recognized it was a collector's item. They were gone fast."

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Jul 27, 2014 2:42 PM CDT
Maybe they should have done a spell check before they had the shirts printed up.
Jul 27, 2014 2:11 PM CDT
"Epic" as in completely forgettable.
Jul 27, 2014 11:31 AM CDT
When 15,000 folks grab a shirt because it is a "collectors item" it isn't. Most collectables are things folks loved to death so few exist in good shape. Now grabbed because it is a story, that is worth a beer at the local bar if you are the first one there with it....