Cleveland Indians will remove Chief Wahoo logo in 2019

by CORKY SIEMASZKO

Chief Wahoo is history.The Cleveland Indians will remove the logo that many Native Americans find racist from its baseball caps and jerseys starting in the 2019 season, Major League Baseball announced Monday.

In a statement, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he told team owner Paul Dolan that it was time to mothball the cartoonish caricature that has appeared on Indians’ uniforms since 1948. “Over the past year, we encouraged dialogue with the Indians organization about the club’s use of the Chief Wahoo logo,” Manfred said. “During our constructive conversations, Paul Dolan made clear that there are fans who have a longstanding attachment to the logo and its place in the history of the team…

FINISH READING> Cleveland Indians will remove Chief Wahoo logo in 2019 – NBC News






 

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