The Indians, facing elimination in yesterday’s ALDS game against the Astros, wore Chief Wahoo one last time before going down in defeat. With Wahoo being retired next season, yesterday’s season-ending loss means we have probably seen the last of Wahoo on an MLB diamond. (I say “probably” because there’s always the chance he could . . . → Read More: Wahoo’s Last Stand: The Chief Has Played His Final Game
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Back in early August, I received an email from a reader who prefers to remain anonymous, as follows:
I was given a tip this week about what the Oklahoma City Thunder are planning for this year’s City Edition uniforms. They are going with a Native American-inspired look. . . . → Read More: Native-Themed OKC Thunder Alternate Uni Leaks
Notice anything different about this photo of Cleveland shortstop Francisco Lindor (shown above), which was taken during last night’s Indians/Jays game in Toronto?
If you’re an adept uni-watcher, you probably noticed that the Chief Wahoo patch, which usually appears on the left sleeve of Cleveland’s road greys, is missing from Lindor’s jersey. And it . . . → Read More: Indians Remove Wahoo From Uniforms for Toronto Series
As you’ve probably heard by now, Chief Wahoo’s days are numbered. The Indians will stop wearing the cartoon logo in 2019. The news was first reported yesterday afternoon by The New York Times, and MLB issued its own statement shortly thereafter.
Here’s a quick FAQ-style rundown of the situation:
When will the Indians stop . . . → Read More: Finally: Indians to Scrap Chief Wahoo in 2019