“The shirts being referenced are older baseball shirts that were predominantly being sold through our Factory Stores Outlets. In light of the tragedy in Boston we took immediate action last week to remove this product from distribution. We conducted this process as quickly as possible and are confident the product has been removed from distribution.”
Sports retailer Nike has pulled a T-shirt that some shoppers might find insensitive in light of the recent events in Boston, the Huffington Post reported.
The T-shirt — with the words “Boston Massacre” emblazoned on the front, and what looks like blood splattered across the letters — was spotted by Late Show with David Letterman executive producer and writer Eric Stangel at a Nike Outlet store over the weekend.
Stangel tweeted a picture of the shirt on Saturday, and noted that the salespeople told him they were taking the shirts off the racks.
As ABC News points out, the shirts were created for New York Yankees fans to commemorate…
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