The “Cleveland Indians” was originally intended to honor Louis Sockalexis, a Native American baseball player who played for the Cleveland Spiders in the late 1800s, and who is often credited as the first Native American to play professional baseball. pic.twitter.com/jA8t5I4FCm— Alana Mastrangelo (@ARmastrangelo) July 23, 2021
Great news, the Cleveland Indians baseball team changing their name to something mildly weird has solved all racial problems— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) July 24, 2021
I’ve never cared about professional baseball.
Note: The Atlanta Braves have to go next, right?