A New Toronto Blue Jays Hat With Poutine On It Is Being Mocked On Social Media

Fans in multiple cities are criticizing a new line of "local" hats for their teams.
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A New Toronto Blue Jays Hat Has Been Intensely Mocked Online

On Tuesday, the New Era hat company released a series of baseball hats that aimed to honour the iconic symbols of the cities they represent. The Toronto Blue Jays hat featured a poutine and many questions were raised. 

Multiple cities' hats were intensely mocked on social media by fanbases, prompting New Era to reportedly remove them from its website.

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The Blue Jays hat featured one of Toronto's several area codes, an outline of Toronto's land mass, and a poutine.

In a statement shared with MTL Blog, New Era said that it removed the line of hats because a "few caps omitted a relevant area code" for their cities. 

"We apologize for any unintentional design mistake with regard to this collection."

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The memes, were, of course, plentiful.

New Era also featured the poutine on the Toronto Raptors cap.

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