Chevy cancels World Series stunt after complaints

The wording of a message in the crowd could have been interpreted as taking advantage of the ‘Boston Strong’ slogan used after the marathon bombing.

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Leading into the top of the 3rd, Ozzie Smith will recognize Chevrolet’s commitment to growing youth baseball in a video played on the scoreboard. He will prompt fans in attendance to hold up placards in front of them, which will unveil an image of the words “Silverado Strong,” Chevrolet’s theme for the launch of the all-new 2014 Silverado, with the Chevrolet and MLB silhouetted batter logos on either side.

A Chevy spokesman explained the situation to USA Today:

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