A Newspaper Story On Aaron Hernandez’s Death Included A Terrible Mistake

04.20.17 4 months ago

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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez died on Wednesday morning. Hernandez reportedly committed suicide in his cell at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass., according to the police.

Keith Hernandez is a former first baseman who played in the majors from 1974 to 1990. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets, and Cleveland Indians during his career, registering a .296 career batting average and winning the National League MVP in 1979. Additionally, Hernandez made a famous cameo on Seinfeld.

They are very obviously different people. However, according to a the Brandon Sun in Manitoba, Canada, they are not. In the headline of their story about Hernandez’s death, the paper mistakenly refers to him as “Keith Hernandez.”

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