It's official. Next season the Indians will be no more, and the Guardians will take over baseball in Cleveland.
Together, we are all... pic.twitter.com/R5FnT4kv1I— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) July 23, 2021
I'm sure the internet was super chill about the change, and everyone was totally happy right?
I think they chose it cause it ends in dians and they can keep the same general font lol https://t.co/Z78tEsxuWY— Jomboy (@Jomboy_) July 23, 2021
I mean, he's got a point.
when the Cleveland Guardians drop a logo that's terrible but not racist pic.twitter.com/zK819QQ2cE— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) July 23, 2021
Pick your battles I guess?
Groot will be the Cleveland Guardians new mascot pic.twitter.com/yYv2Jpn26l— JSWilliams1962 (@jswtreeman) July 23, 2021
Come on is that all you got, internet?
It's short for Cleveland Court-Appointed Guardians— Maggie Serota (@maggieserota) July 23, 2021
There we go.
What about the Cleveland “Legal Guardians”, since they’ll only be in town every other weekend?— Zach Wycuff (@Wach_Zycuff) July 23, 2021
Lol Cleveland. College football Reddit even got in on the action.
With an uncertain number of teams going forward, the Big 12 is reportedly considering a name change to the Big Guardians.— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) July 23, 2021
Ready for a self-burn?
The Cleveland Guardians blew a 3-1 lead.— Michael Cerami (@Michael_Cerami) July 23, 2021
Yep. Still works.
The Cleveland Guardians sounds like a crappy indoor soccer team no one watches.— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) July 23, 2021
Zelda reference? Got one.
Overall, the general consensus seems to be 'glad it's not racist anymore' and that's a start.
most sports team names are dumb but they're just so old that we've gotten used to them/nostalgic. do I love "Guardians"? No. Is it better than a racist team nickname? No doubt https://t.co/VMaTqgLSc8— Wesley (@WesleyLowery) July 23, 2021
See you all in the comments for what I'm sure will be constructive and reasonable conversation.