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Old 01-29-2018, 12:52 PM
 
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In Commisioner Manfred's statement.. he cites the reason for Wahoo's removal as: Major League baseball is committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout the game..

How does removing an Indian logo increase diversity (?) And who has been excluded from baseball because of Wahoo's face being on a jersey (?)
Will any sports reporters actually ask for substantive examples of what MLB is officially stating (?)

This reminds of what happened to William & Mary, once upon a time the Indians, erased for the Tribe, then their feathers (no Indian face or depiction, just feathers) were erased and replaced with an irrelevant Griffin. How is a feather offensive, or excluding any athlete or fan from participation.. I guess it's all subjective.
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Old 01-29-2018, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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Iím an Indians fan myself and I would suggest that they replace the chief logo with the letter C
then you are not a real indians fan
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Old 01-29-2018, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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In Commisioner Manfred's statement.. he cites the reason for Wahoo's removal as: Major League baseball is committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout the game..

How does removing an Indian logo increase diversity (?) A.
Manfred statement calls for increasing "the culture" of diversity, not diversity itself. The "culture" of diversity would be that which includes all of the more recent PC adjustments.
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Old 01-29-2018, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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then you are not a real indians fan
I am definitely am but Iím just saying they can replace it with the letter C
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Old 01-29-2018, 01:00 PM
 
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I've always liked the Chief and would be sad to see him go. He always looked like a friendly, happy, guy who was particularly happy about being associated with a Major League Baseball team. He always gave me nothing but good, positive, thoughts about American Indians.
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Old 01-29-2018, 01:01 PM
 
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In Commisioner Manfred's statement.. he cites the reason for Wahoo's removal as: Major League baseball is committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout the game..

Will any sports reporters actually ask for substantive examples of what MLB is officially stating (?)
That a red-faced indian with a feather on its head might not really be appropriate anymore.


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then you are not a real indians fan
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Old 01-29-2018, 01:07 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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I've always liked the Chief and would be sad to see him go. He always looked like a friendly, happy, guy who was particularly happy about being associated with a Major League Baseball team. He always gave me nothing but good, positive, thoughts about American Indians.
yes, too bad what happened with the San Francisco Chinamen and New York Jews logos back in the day.

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Old 01-29-2018, 01:38 PM
 
Location: New Mexico via Ohio via Indiana
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Indians fan here. Long overdue.
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Old 01-29-2018, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Bellmawr, New Jersey
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To much PC'ness IMO.
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Old 01-29-2018, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Phila Pa
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Manfred statement calls for increasing "the culture" of diversity, not diversity itself. The "culture" of diversity would be that which includes all of the more recent PC adjustments.
I do not have an opinion one way or the other on Chief Wahoo, but when the term "Diversity and Inclusion" is used in sports, it means acceptance based on race, religion, sexual orientation and identity.
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