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Um, yeah, that’s not Arizona …

Jul 13, 2014, 5:18 PM EST

In the program for Sunday night’s Futures Game, there’s a pretty cool map that shows the hometown of each player on the Team USA roster. Except … well … see if you can spot the mistake …

Mariners prospect D.J. Peterson is from Gilbert, Arizona — which oddly enough is not in New Mexico.

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  1. Conner012367 - Jul 13, 2014 at 5:21 PM

    uh fail, so is Arizona New mexico?

  2. fearlessleader - Jul 13, 2014 at 5:32 PM

    They misspelled Noah Syndergaard’s name in the list of Texans, too. Whose job was it to proofread the Southwest?

    • Kevin S. - Jul 14, 2014 at 7:38 AM

      See, he’s the one who should have been in New Mexico. Everybody knows that’s where Mjölnir landed.

  3. theuncletodd - Jul 13, 2014 at 5:41 PM

    is that New Arizona now?

  4. mbtampa - Jul 13, 2014 at 5:48 PM

    Depends how many new undocumented people cross the border.

    • ripwarrior - Jul 13, 2014 at 6:10 PM

      We should give the south east back to Mexico. Let them have their citizens back.

      • mazblast - Jul 13, 2014 at 11:38 PM

        South EAST? That came from Great Britain and Spain, not Mexico.

      • 4cornersfan - Jul 15, 2014 at 12:27 PM

        “south east?” Are you talking about the Southwest? Are you related to the guy who did the map?

  5. cincinata - Jul 13, 2014 at 5:58 PM

    Or the real reason is that the guy who spotted the name and location went to public schools all of his life.

  6. luz56 - Jul 13, 2014 at 6:01 PM

    Brilliant! American education system at work…..At least they were able to spell Arizona

  7. greatmiamisportsmind - Jul 13, 2014 at 6:04 PM

    No wonder why terrorists hate us, we don’t even know our own country

    • chiadam - Jul 13, 2014 at 6:33 PM

      Or the words to the National Anthem.

      USA! USA! USA!

      • infieldhit - Jul 13, 2014 at 8:02 PM

        But apparently the world is grateful to the US for giving them “Transformers 4,” so there’s that.

      • mazblast - Jul 13, 2014 at 11:39 PM

        I want to be picked to sing the National Anthem at my local ballpark–and sing the third verse.

  8. chiadam - Jul 13, 2014 at 6:32 PM

    Math is hard!

    • renaado - Jul 13, 2014 at 7:27 PM

      Not unless it’s Trigonometry.

  9. itsallbygrace - Jul 13, 2014 at 7:15 PM

    East coast bias

  10. drewzducks - Jul 13, 2014 at 7:17 PM

    Looks like they chose Roswell NM as the new Arizona. Coincidence?

    • gloccamorra - Jul 13, 2014 at 9:53 PM

      No, Roswell is in the southeastern part of NM. The star is placed somewhere west of Albuquerque, but closer to Los Alamos than Roswell.

  11. rbj1 - Jul 13, 2014 at 9:03 PM

    I blame Area51. Aliens created a space time vortex.

    • mazblast - Jul 13, 2014 at 11:40 PM

      But that’s in Nevada.

  12. mikhelb - Jul 14, 2014 at 12:27 AM

    Who cares? is still ‘murica!! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!


    *burps firing an AK-47 while blasting god bless america on a good ‘ol pickup truck*

  13. stlouis1baseball - Jul 14, 2014 at 11:04 AM

    So geography and spelling are not the strong suits of the person who created the map or the person who proof read it. Wow. That is a serious mishap. Embarrassing really.

    • gloccamorra - Jul 14, 2014 at 10:06 PM

      You can reduce the blame to one: the person who hired them, from Human Resources. HR probably shied away from people who can spell and read maps, because they can get better paying jobs elsewhere and won’t stay long.

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