Miguel Cabrera bobblehead botched

Updated: August 16, 2014, 12:19 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Miguel Cabrera is the latest baseball star to fall victim to a fan promotion error.

The Detroit Tigers handed out Cabrera bobbleheads to the first 10,000 fans Friday night before the team played the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park.

But the doll showed the slugger holding trophies that said "Most Valuable Player, National League" -- which would be news to Buster Posey and Andrew McCutchen, who won the last two NL MVP awards while Cabrera was winning them in the American League.

The manufacturer of the bobblehead, Forever Collectibles, released a statement apologizing for the error:

"Forever Collectibles takes full responsibility for this error and we apologize to the fans. We are certainly disappointed this happened."

The miscue comes after Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies had his name misspelled on 15,000 replica jerseys last month.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

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