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SPORTS

Baltic brothers from different mothers
Tennis duo’s dynamics lead to perfect design, record accomplishments

Photo courtesy of CSU Athletics

On a day when the sun is fickle and the temperature with it, the sounds of tennis could be heard from under the shadow of Rhodes Tower — the soft scrape of shoes on composite, the taut thwack of ball on racket followed by the rattle of the chain link fence from a passed ball. Accompanying that rattle, a loud curse. Or at least, an assumed curse.

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Will Cleveland wave goodbye to Chief Wahoo?

Every year on Cleveland Indians Opening Day, amid the sea of navy and red, a small group can be spotted just outside the ballpark. They aren’t there to see Nick Swisher, and they have no concerns about the starting pitcher’s ERA. Instead, they’re concerned about what the team is wearing and the name that represents them.

Chief Wahoo has been one of the Cleveland Indians’ primary logos since the 1940s. For many fans, the logo is a symbol of nostalgia and history, representative of the team’s past. The team’s name itself is said to be a symbol of respect to Louis Sockalexis, a Native American baseball player who played for the Cleveland Spiders in the 1890s.

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