Trump: Cleveland Indians name change is a disgrace

Former Major League Baseball fan and U.S. President Donald J. Trump today said the Cleveland Indians’ name change to the Cleveland Guardians is a disgrace.

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The Indians announced the name change will take effect immediately after the 2021 season.

“Can anybody believe that the Cleveland Indians, a storied and cherished baseball franchise since taking the name in 1915, are changing their name to the Guardians? Such a disgrace, and I guarantee that the people who are most angry about it are the many Indians of our Country,” Trump said. “Wouldn’t it be an honor to have a team named the Cleveland Indians, and wouldn’t it be disrespectful to rip that name and logo off of those jerseys?  The people of Cleveland cannot be thrilled and I, as a FORMER baseball fan, cannot believe things such as this are happening. A small group of people, with absolutely crazy ideas and policies, is forcing these changes to destroy our culture and heritage. At some point, the people will not take it anymore!”

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The “Guardians” could be better served by reading the ‘faux’ Trump book, Winners aren’t Loser. The Indians are one game above .500 and 9 games out of first place in the American League Central this year. They are nearly 10 games out of wildcard contention.