MUni Watch Part III: The Cleveland Municipals — On Mascots

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Good morning Uni Watch nation. Hope everyone is doing well and that you had a good week.

You fine readers may recall a few months back, we took an in-depth look at a proposed new identity for Cleveland’s baseball team, to […]

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MUni Watch, Part 2: The Cleveland Municipals — Why Municipals?

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Good morning Uni Watch nation. Hope everyone is doing well and that you had a good week.

Last weekend, we took an in-depth look at a proposed new identity for Cleveland’s baseball team, to be called the Cleveland Municipals (if you […]

MUni Watch, Part 1: The Cleveland Municipals

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Good morning Uni Watchers — hope everyone is staying safe and well, and that those of you who are eligible to get your COVID vaccination have done so.

I’ve got a really special lede for you guys today: A little […]