Time To Clean-Up Baseball
CLEVELAND — The city’s MLB team officially has its new name.
The team announced through a video posted to its Twitter account on Friday morning that it will be changing its name from the Cleveland Indians to the Cleveland Guardians. The name will go into effect following the conclusion of the 2021 season.
I think it is time to address all of the racist, patriarchal, oppressive, and insensitive team names from baseball.
New York Yankees – Yankees were white men who overran the indigenous people
Boston Red Sox – Red is a derogatory term for indigenous people – peaceful, I might add
Chicago White Sox – It has the word “White” in it. Do I have to explain everything?
Cleveland Indians – They are now the Guardians; guards are keeping people unjustly in prison. Oh, and there is a Cleveland roller-derby team already called the Guardians.
Detroit Tigers – “D
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