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Old 10-18-2016, 09:38 AM
fitzy fitzy is offline
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If you want to know how the Indians got their name. Nothing for anyone to be proud of.
A group of sportswriters picked it because it made for great banter and easy word play. Loosely modeled after the Braves.

They aren't named after the first Indian player that's just a story...kind of. I get why it it offends some people.
What I don't understand is why it bothers some of you guys so much? It's just a name after all.
Take a kid fishing, kids that fish don't grow up to be A-holes.
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