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Someone has been doing some good work to keep Chief Wahoo’s Wikipedia page up to date, with significant edits having been made last week. The page does an especially good job of tracking public statements on the Jim Crow/Third Reich relic made by the Cleveland Indians organization as well as critics of the symbol and other notables.
There’s also reference to some polling results and other research that I hadn’t seen before, including a report from Terry Pluto that “the overwhelming majority” of Native Americans he met on a tour of reservations in the late 90′s object to the logo. But my favorite addition is probably this:
Chief Wahoo has been criticized by former Cleveland Indian Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League. Explaining his desire to see the team do away with the logo, he said, “It reminds me of blackface minstrel shows.”
In 2007, Indians VP of public relations Bob DiBiasio told the Boston Globe that Doby is one of the players he believes people think ...
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In the 18th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select shortstop Paul Hendrix from Texas Christian University.
Born: 11/18/1991 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 187 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: The Indians actually drafted Hendrix last year out of Junior college as he was a 32nd round pick, so he jumped up 14 rounds this year. He had a solid year for TCU...
In the 35th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Jordan Milbrath from Augustana College (SD).
Born: 08/01/1991 - Height: 6'6" - Weight: 215 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: Milbrath is an intriguing arm. First off he is huge at 6'6". Second, he has really not pitched since high school until this spring and there was...
A year ago, outfielder Tyler Naquin was selected in the first round of the 2012 Draft by the Cleveland Indians. Currently, he is having a breakout season at High-A Carolina.
The selection of Naquin left Indians fans disappointed because he wasn't a power hitter or fireballing pitcher, but he has won over naysayers with his performance this season. There are still doubters - and...
In the 11th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Adam Plutko out of UCLA.
Born: 10/03/1991 - Height: 6'3" - Weight: 195 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Keith Law: 77thBaseball America: 179thPerfect Game: 180th
Jeff Ellis: Adam Plutko, much like Bobby Wahl, might be regretting his choice to not sign out of high school...
In the 25th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Cole Sulser from Dartmouth (NH).
Born: 03/12/1990 - Height: 6'0" - Weight: 190 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: Susler missed all of 2012 after having Tommy john surgery. He was a fifth year senior this year for Dartmouth and continues the Indians history of pitchers out of the...
In the 24th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane from East Tennessee State.
Born: 09/03/1990 - Height: 5'11" - Weight: 175 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: He is another guy who has been a dominator for his team. He was a shortstop until last year when he was moved to the mound and has near unhittable since. He sits...
In the 26th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Daniel Cogan from Rocklin High School (CA).
Born: 11/21/1994 - Height: 6'3" - Weight: 200 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: His dad is the scouting advisor/crosschecker for the Indians and he was actually in the war room when the pick was made. I found he is 6'3" and is...
In the 34th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Dustin Cook, a redraft from San Jacinto College (TX).
Born: 11/03/1993 - Height: 6'5" - Weight: 220 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: The first thing you notice with him is the size at 6'5". He throws in the low 90's but there is undoubtly more velocity in that arm...
ARLINGTON – The Cleveland Indians’ bullpen continues to be a factory of sadness as its relief arms blew another lead in a 6-3 loss against the Texas Rangers on Monday.
Lefty Scott Kazmir (3-3, 5.21) received the start for the Indians to counter Texas right-hander Josh Lindblom (0-1, 8.22). Kazmir was coming off a decent start against the New York Yankees in which he surrendered...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Meeting of the Corey Kluber Society Tonight
2. Today’s Notable Games
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Meeting of the Corey Kluber Society Tonight
The Purpose of This Post
The purpose of this post is to announce a meeting tonight, at 8:05pm ET, of the Corey Kluber Society.
About the Corey...
Player of the Game: Jose Alvarez (6 innings 3 hits 0 ER 1 BB / 7 SO)
Make it seven.
The Indians would fall to their division rival Detroit Tigers on Sunday 4-1, as the Motor City Kitties completed the three game sweep of the Tribe. Making his Major League debut, Tigers left-hander Jose Alvarez limited Cleveland to just one run over six innings of work for his first big...
Former Tiger Ryan Raburn broke up Jose Alvarez' no hitter yesterday bwo a solo home run. And Miguel Cabrera brushed him back after it. With his gum. [Big ole h/t It's Always Sunny in...
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