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Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo Logo To Be Retired Starting In 2019

Cleveland Indians fans hold Chief Wahoo signs in 2013.(Brian Bull / ideastream)
Cleveland Indians fans hold Chief Wahoo signs in 2013.(Brian Bull / ideastream)

The Cleveland Indians and Major League Baseball have announced that the team will no longer use its Chief Wahoo logo on uniforms or in the team’s stadium starting with the beginning of the 2019 season.

As Matt Richmond from WCPN ideastream in Cleveland reports, the character has long been a central part of the team’s identity — and the subject of protests.

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