Cleveland Indians to be rebranded Guardians for 2022 MLB season

Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians have been officially rebranded the Guardians after shedding the team's long-standing nickname which had been widely deemed as racially offensive.

The franchise had used the Indians name since 1915, shifting at the time from the Naps, which had been a name denoting start player and manager Nap Lajoie.

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