Posts Tagged ‘cleveland indians’

Take the Goat Horns Off Dale Mitchell!

For the wholly buoyant print platform of Washington City Paper, I wrote this week about the bid to remove the goat horns from Dale Mitchell. A half-century ago, he took a called third strike to make the last out in the first postseason no-hitter in baseball history and never lived it down.  Pick up a copy, read [...]

A P.C. Mascot: New Va. High School Goes with “Huskies,” Not “Tribe”

The Washington Post had a great graphic the other day showing the changes in Indian or Indian-related mascots at area schools as part of the movement to rid sports teams of symbols that have been dubbed "hostile," "abusive," or racist, including by the National Collegiate Athletic Association and some Native Americans (like the ones that [...]