Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

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.
Staff Writer
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.Β 

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

Editor's Choice: Ron MacLean Is Being Accused Of Making A Homophobic Remark During The Canadiens Broadcast

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.Β 

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

[rebelmouse-image 26878072 photo_credit="New Era" expand=1 original_size="2880x1110"] New Era

The memes, were, of course, plentiful.

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

More from MTL Blog

Comments πŸ’¬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.