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Cleveland Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019

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“Chief Wahoo” merchandise; the Cleveland Indians will be changing their logo by 2019, but not their name.

ESPN, Jan 29, 2018

CLEVELAND — Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Indians’ uniform next year.

The polarizing mascot is coming off the team’s jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season, a move that will end Chief Wahoo’s presence on the field but may not completely silence those who deem it racist. Read the rest of this entry

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Cleveland Indians’ logo still under fire from activist

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“Chief Wahoo,” official logo of the Cleveland Indians.

Canadian Douglas Cardinal wants baseball team to drop ‘racist’ symbol

By Jamie Strashin, CBC Sports, July 13, 2017

As Major League Baseball gears up for the season’s second half, one of the game’s most controversial symbols will remain.

Chief Wahoo — the toothy caricature that has long appeared on the Cleveland Indians’ uniforms and other team paraphernalia — will be allowed to stick around. At least for now. Read the rest of this entry