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Cleveland to retire "Indians" name


Last updated 2/2/2021 at 1:34pm

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WASHINGTON, D.C.-In October 2018 the Cleveland, Ohio, baseball team retired the caricature logo known as Chief Wahoo, and now, two years later the team has retired their name as the Cleveland "Indians."

The Chief Wahoo logo had been in use since 1947 and the Indians name had been in use since 1915.

The Indians compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) Central division. The announcement came on the heels of teams reporting that they will start training for the 2021 season in late February.

The name "Indians" originated from a request by club owner...

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