The Atlanta Braves may be bringing back the 'Screaming Savage.'
Atlanta plans to re-release the logo the one it used sporadically up until 1989 for team batting practice caps, according to uniform guru Paul Lukas of Uni Watch. The image of the mohawked Native American figure dates back to the franchise's days in Milwaukee, where it first showed up in 1954.
It is believed that the team will offer the caps as merchandise as well.
Many professional organizations with Native American references have made moves to downplay the "savage" imagery. In similar news, the NFL's Washington Redskins have received significant pushback in recent years for their team name, and the Cleveland Indians have quickly moved farther and farther away from their Chief Wahoo mascot.
"Last year the Braves conspicuously avoided using their "screaming Indian" logo as a sleeve patch on their retro alternate jersey -- a welcome move for those of us who oppose the appropriation of Native American imagery in sp...