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Mike Polk Jr. on the new Cleveland Guardians

CLEVELAND — Okay, so the day has finally come and we have a new team name, and as should be the case with ALL breaking news that is bound to upset a lot of people, at least we got to hear it from Tom Hanks. He's a treasure. We should...
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Cleveland changing name from Indians to Guardians after 2021 season

Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland's Major League Baseball team will next be called the Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday with a video on Twitter narrated by actor Tom Hanks, ending months of internal discussions triggered by a national reckoning by institutions and teams to permanently drop logos and names considered racist.
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Cleveland Indians name change to Guardians profoundly stupid, unnecessary

"Can anybody believe that the Cleveland Indians, a storied and cherished baseball franchise since taking the name in 1915, are changing their name to the Guardians? Such a disgrace, and I guarantee that the people who are most angry about it are the many Indians of our Country. Wouldn’t it be an honor to have a team named the Cleveland Indians, and wouldn’t it be disrespectful to rip that name and logo off of those jerseys? The people of Cleveland cannot be thrilled and I, as a FORMER baseball fan, cannot believe things such as this are happening. A small group of people, with absolutely crazy ideas and policies, is forcing these changes to destroy our culture and heritage. At some point, the people will not take it anymore!"
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Cleveland Indians announce 'Guardians' as new name

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians have a new name. In a video released to social media on Friday, the franchise announced that it will be known as the "Cleveland Guardians" beginning in 2022. “We are excited to usher in the next era of the deep history of baseball in Cleveland,”...
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Mariners Moose Tracks, 7/24/21: Cleveland Guardians, Rich Hill, AL East updates

Happy Saturday! Have two scoops of links along with your cereal. So much better than raisins. Remember that bizarre 22-21 DSL Mariners win over the DSL Yankees? J.J. Cooper at Baseball America wrote it up. Around the league:. The big news of yesterday is the Cleveland baseball team officially has...
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Trump blasts Cleveland Indians for changing name to Cleveland Guardians

CLEVELAND — Former President Donald Trump faulted the Cleveland Indians baseball team for changing its name to the Cleveland Guardians. The Indians had previously announced they were changing their name — a move that came after the Washington Redskins ditched their nickname to become the Washington Football Team. Critics contend the names — especially the Redskins and the Indians former “Wahoo” logo — are offensive to Native Americans. A number of colleges, universities and high schools have also changed some nicknames related to indigenous persons, ethnicities and past stereotypes and in recognition of historical mistreatments of Native Americans.
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The End Of An Era: Cleveland Indians Will Become Cleveland Guardians

What’s in a name? In this case, a lot of work. Cleveland Indians officials made sure they left no name unturned as they did their due diligence before selecting the franchise’s new name, which was revealed Friday on social media, with a dramatic video narrated by actor Tom Hanks, a longtime adopted favorite son of the city.
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Cleveland Indians changing name to Cleveland Guardians

CNN — The Cleveland Indians are changing their name next season to the Cleveland Guardians, the Major League Baseball club announced Friday morning, after the current moniker drew criticism for decades from Native Americans. “You see, there’s always been a Cleveland – that’s the best part of our name,” actor...
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Cleveland's MLB Team Officially Changes Name to Cleveland Guardians

After 105 years, Cleveland's baseball team has officially dropped the name Cleveland Indians and formally changed its name to the Cleveland Guardians. The Ohio MLB team announced its name change in a glossy video narrated by Tom Hanks and scored by Ohio's own The Black Keys, as well unveiled a new logo of a baseball flanked by a G with a pair of wings, or a "fastball logo" that it refers to as a "strong, yet simple design." Check it out below:
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Everyone Wants Groot to Be the Cleveland Guardians' New Mascot

After 105 years as the Cleveland Indians, the MLB team unveiled a new name Friday, the Cleveland Guardians, to sighs of relief from fans ready to leave the culturally insensitive branding in the past - but mostly to “Guardians of the Galaxy” jokes. The Ohio MLB team announced its name...
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Cleveland Indians changing name to Guardians for 2022 season

The Cleveland Indians have a new name — the Guardians. The team made the announcement on Twitter Friday morning. The team will continue to use the Indians' name for the remainder of the 2021 season and rebrand ahead of the 2022 season. The Cleveland Indians began the process of changing...
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