Major League Baseball accidentally released the Houston Astros’ brand new, not-so-secret logo today. And then, as anyone would, they blamed the mistake on Hurricane Sandy.
What exactly did Hurricane Sandy have to do with the MLB’s generally solid tech team messing this up is debatable, but that’s the route they decided to go with this mess.
As noted by Hardball Talk, this is the second time in just a few days that Houston’s new logo has been leaked. The first came when a sporting goods store accidentally did it this weekend.
In case you haven’t seen it yet, here is the logo:
And here is the excuse:
New-uniform pics on @astros.com, mistakenly put up by MLB Advanced Media, have been removed. MLBAM apologizes to the club and its great fans— MLB (@MLB) October 30, 2012
(Kudos Hardball Talk)