In a move that is sure to fire up Indians fans that support Chief Wahoo, the Indians on Thursday night were without their longtime mascot, removing him from their sleeve of their uniforms.
The move will officially become permanent next season, but the decision to remove the logo for the series in Toronto came partially by a failed legal challenge against the team when it played in Toronto during the 2016 AL Championship Series.
While Cleveland played the Blue Jays, a lawsuit was filed to have the logo and team name banned from Canadian TV. A judge dismissed the case, but instead of having another set of headlines about the mascot, the Indians decided just to take it off for the four-game set.
No word on if Wahoo will return for anymore games this regular or postseason.
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