Found October 29, 2012 on
Earlier this month, a number of sources noted that an image on the Houston Astros' official website could be adjusted to reveal a (somewhat blurry) clue as to what the team's new logo and uniforms would look like. The team had already announced the new look -- in conjunction with the team moving to the American League -- would harken back to the 1960s.
Retro is all the rage nowadays.
The Astros are planning to formally release the logo and uniforms on Friday, but over the weekend a double-edged leak occurred, and the secret is out. Both a local Houston sporting goods store (in brick and mortor) and Major League Baseball (online) accidentally unveiled the new duds. In fact, Major League Baseball has already issued a formal apology to the Astros, while Academy sporting goods has long since removed items bearing the new logo from its storefront -- the store's mistake was initially noticed by a Twitter user named Ernest Moreno.
But, since the images are a...
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Major League Baseball apologized to the Houston Astros on Tuesday, but their apology and explanation was a little bit puzzling. The Astros' new look was leaked in a couple of different places over the weekend, including a sporting goods store and the league's website. In fact, the new logo was on the Astros' team website as late as Tuesday morning. Yahoo! Sports'...
The Houston Astros have received an apology from Major League Baseball Properties and MLB Advanced Media after products featuring their new logo were leaked this weekend.
The team is switching its uniforms and logo for the 2013 season, when it moves to the American League. The Astros have plans to unveil the new look at an event on Friday. But the new logo was seen on some products...
Behold the new logo of the Houston Astros for the 2013 season, their first in the American League. This logo was leaked accidentally over the weekend, as it wasn't supposed to be unveiled until this Friday (November 2nd). Oops.
Okay. This is just getting silly.Last week, a few outlets (including a sporting goods store and the Toops card company) inadvertently revealed the new Houston Astros logo and color scheme. Sure, it's not a huge deal, but given the team is trying to keep it a secret until their unveiling November 2...it kinda sucks.Now, MLB.com has decided to beat the 'stros to the punch...