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Indians axe “Chief Wahoo” logo

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Today

Today, the sports world took a step in the right direction when the Cleveland Indians announced the removal of the team’s “Chief Wahoo” logo on all uniforms in 2019. The move was made after discussions between team owner Paul Dolan and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. The buck-toothed cartoon caricature has been a staple of Cleveland’s team since 1948, and while dedicated fans may have some sentimental value toward the logo, it...