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There Are Closed Captioning Typos, And Then There's Calling Carlos Peña "Hitler"

Closed captioning transcriptionists have hard jobs, especially in sports. Fast action, foreign names, and occasionally-drunk announcers all throw stumbling blocks in the way of providing meaning for the hearing-impaired.

Sometimes, though, it's tough to figure out exactly what happened. Here's a shot from yesterday's Angels-Rays game on Sun Sports, during which the captioner made a very unfortunate typo.


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