When I was a kid, it was an accepted fact that the Cleveland
Indians were named to honor a Native American player named Louis
When I was older, it was an accepted fact that the Cleveland
Indians DID NOT name the team for Sockalexis, and that whole story
was an invention to cover up for the nickname’s racist origins.
And, as I wrote in the even longer piece, neither one is quite
TORONTO, Canada (WJW) – A Canadian activist is going to court to try to keep the Cleveland Indians from wearing their jerseys, using their team name or showing their logo when they take on the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto in the ALC...
Some honoring of Indians by a Rdskns fan. A new report from the Center for American Progress concludes that Indian-oriented team names and mascots damage the self-worth of American Indian and Alaskan Native children. In Missing the ...
Prior to the team's home opener, a group of people are protesting the continued use of the Cleveland Indians name and the Chief Wahoo mascot. Robert Roche, an Apache Native American, is one of those protestors and he came face-to-fa...
I don't know if I buy his conclusion, but it's always fun when Joe Posnanski goes rummaging through baseball's attic. Here he is on Louis Sockalexis—the legendary Penobscot ballplayer who once shredded his ankle jumping from the sec...