The team announced it will now be called the Cleveland Guardians. In 2019, it removed an offensive caricature used on uniforms after years of backlash.
"Everybody's certainly thinking about him," Cleveland manager Terry Francona said.
The three pro franchises that still use Native American mascots are committed to keeping them. But that will change soon too, and their recent actions prove it.
The device was spotted over the left-center stands just as Willson Contreras came to bat.
The move mirrors the one made by the Washington Redskins, who are embarking on a “thorough review” of their name.
An awkward swing produced a fairly mighty blast and further stoked an MLB controversy.
The ban includes only on-field displays of the logo.
The Indians have outscored their opponents by a whopping 137-34 margin during the streak.
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