It’s understood and appreciated that Terry Pluto wanted to do something nice for the troops in his latest Memorial Day Weekend column but the decision to publish the following letter from a Cleveland native in the Air Force was just way off:
FROM A FAN IN THE MILITARY . . .
This email came from Sgt. Maurice Ingram, a Cleveland native in the Air Force. He has written me from Korea in the past. Now, he simply said he is “at an undisclosed location in Asia.”
“The Tribe now painfully represent our best hope for postseason play in the near future as the Browns and Cavs aren’t ready for prime time just . . . yet.
“My advice to the fans is be quiet about the owner and support the players/team because these guys don’t make the roster. They play hard every night for the name on the front of the jersey and the people behind it.
“A sparkling resemblance of what we do in the military. We don’t choose the conflict or the mission we get sent on but we all volunteered to serve, so whether you lik...