The Indians are doing away with their Chief Wahoo logo after the 2018 season. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Don’t get too used to the ‘Chief Wahoo’ logo, Indians’ fans. Because after the 2018 season, the logo is no more. According to David Waldstein of The New York Times, the Indians have been under increased pressure to drop the logo.

But here’s the thing: they’re still putting it off for another year. And Phillip Yenyo, the executive director of the American Indian Movement of Ohio, thinks it’s a step. But he doesn’t understand why they have to wait another year.

“Why wait? If you’re going to go this far and get rid of it, why not do it now? All they are doing is testing it out, because the name has to go, too. The nickname absolutely has to go. It’s not just the logo.”

Yenyo would also call on the Atlanta Braves to do the same.

But for now, it’s just the Indians. And even then, it’s not even the Indians. It’s just Cleveland’s logo. It’s a start, of course, but it’s a small start. In the meantime, how are fans going to take this? After all, we still have another season to go before any changes are even implemented. Something tells us it’s going to be contested, to say the least.

But for what it’s worth, Commissioner Rob Manfred really wants it gone. So buckle up, baseball fans.

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