World Series T-Shirt OOPS

On Monday The Philadelphia Inquirer ran this full-page Macy’s ad to congratulate the Phillies on winning the 2009 World Series… looks like they spoke to soon!

The three-quarter-page ad is on the back of the front section and features a T-shirt with the Phillies logo, the commissioner’s trophy and the phrase “Back To Back World Series Champions.”

Soon after the newspaper was released, they released this public aplology:

November 2, 2009

A Message To Our Readers,
A Macy’s advertisement in today’s Inquirer incorrectly offered Phillies 2009 World Championship merchandise. The Inquirer deeply regrets this error. Macy’s is a great corporate citizen, supporter of this region and our sports teams. We apologize for this error and any inconvenience this caused.


Howard Griffin, Vice President, National Advertising

Message to our readers (pdf)

On the bright side, I’m sure you can now get these t-shirts half off!

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