MLB Twitter Responds to Cleveland Indians Name Change and New Logo
The Cleveland Indians’ name change is official, with the club announcing on Friday that a new logo and nickname will be used from 2022.
After years of debate, the Cleveland Indians will officially change the name of the team.
Backlash against the team’s name had been building up for decades, but it wasn’t until recently that the Cleveland property was forced to really consider whether or not he wanted to continue using racist imagery in the setting. of its brand.
Protests against the name were not new, as Indian tribes have been pushing the team for decades to consider changing their name so as not to appropriate their culture. Last year, Cleveland finally decided that a name change was going to take place, something spurred on by Daniel Snyder’s decision to change the name of his franchise in the NFL.
Rather than taking a passive-aggressive route and renaming the club The Cleveland Baseball Team – as Snyder did The Washington Football Team – the property opted for a complete name change with a new team name and a new one. logo.
Cleveland Indian name change unveiled
It’s official. The Cleveland Indians will be called the Cleveland Guardians.
On Friday, the team revealed not only the new name, but what the new logo will look like.
Cleveland Guardians of Traffic is an inspiration behind the name change
The new team name is said to represent Cleveland protecting the integrity of the game and its history. It’s also about the Transportation Guardians statues that were erected in the city, designed to guard the city of Cleveland.
It’s much cooler than it initially looks.
Built in an Art Deco style, the statues have been part of the Cleveland scene for decades and are said to represent progress.
Not everyone was a fan of the new name, especially given the various options that had been rejected by fans over the years.
But most fans have adopted the new name, either because of its pretty cool backstory or because it’s not what it used to be.
Have the Cleveland Indians changed their name?
The Cleveland Indians are go to change their name but don’t do so yet.
Although it has been revealed that the Cleveland Guardians will be the team’s new nickname, it won’t go into effect until next season. Cleveland will therefore play the remainder of the 2021 season as the Cleveland Indians, and then begin the 2022 season as the Cleveland Guardians.
Wait, was that Tom Hanks in the nickname reveal video?
It was sure. If you’re going to change your name, why not pull out the big guns to make sure the transition goes smoothly. And there are few celebrities who are more trustworthy or bring more calm and comfort than Tom Hanks.
Is Tom Hanks from Cleveland?
No, Tom Hanks is not from Cleveland.
Hanks was born in Concord, California, and has essentially lived there his entire life through his acting career. But Hanks is a Cleveland baseball fan and has not shied away from his love for the team over the years.