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Noah Syndergaard Thor bobblehead features awkward Mjölnir (pic)

The New York Mets on Saturday will hold Noah Syndergaard as Thor Bobblehead Night at Citi Field. The first 15,000 fans through the gates will receive the aforementioned bobblehead in a promotion fittingly sponsored by Marvel.

Given the Mets ace’s uses the Norse god’s name as his moniker (here and here), it makes perfect sense to depict on-the-mend pitcher as Thor.

It also makes sense to include the hammer of Thor, Mjölnir, in the souvenir. Unfortunately, though, some Internet wiseneheimers — not to mention at least one major media outlet — have taken notice that Mjölnir arguably resembles something not suitable for a bobblehead.

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When the bobblehead giveaway was announced earlier this year, a mockup of the Syndergaard Thor figurine were released.

Suffice to say, the designers of the Syndergaard Thor bobblehead should have stuck with the concept art — especially as related to the way Mjölnir is depicted — than how the final product ended up looking. Yeah.