Found June 07, 2012 on Holdout Sports:

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Jeff Manship was forced to wear a jersey with his name misspelled during his appearance in Wednesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.


Manship made his first road appearance of the year for the Twins as he pitched the bottom of the sixth inning, but had to do it with a jersey that had 'Mansihp' printed on the back.

Obviously the Twins equipment manager forgot to run a spellcheck on Manship's name. Seriously, how do you mess that up? It's made up of two smaller words, 'man' and 'ship'. Even elementary school kids can get those words right. Terrible job.

H/T MLB.com.
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