SUCH A DISGRACE: Trump Rips Cleveland Indians Over Name Change
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Following a Major League Baseball team’s name change Friday, former President Trump slammed a “small group of people, with absolutely crazy ideas and policies” for “forcing these changes to destroy our culture and heritage.”
The Cleveland Indians changed their name in an announcement video posted on Twitter to the Cleveland Guardians.
The following is a statement from Trump:
Can anybody believe that the Cleveland Indians, a storied and cherished baseball franchise since taking the name in 1915, are changing their name to the Guardians? Such a disgrace, and I guarantee that the people who are most angry about it are the many Indians of our Country. Wouldn’t it be an honor to have a team named the Cleveland Indians, and wouldn’t it be disrespectful to rip that name and logo off of those jerseys? The people of Cleveland cannot be thrilled and I, as a FORMER baseball fan, cannot believe things such as this are happening. A small group of people, with absolutely crazy ideas and policies, is forcing these changes to destroy our culture and heritage. At some point, the people will not take it anymore!