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It Should be Obvious Who the Real Racists Are by Now |  THE CLEVELAND INDIANS WERE NAMED IN HONOR OF LOUIS SOCKALEXIS: THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN BASEBALL PLAYER; You wouldn't know real racism if it cancelled the name of a baseball team that honored a minority hero | image tagged in memes,change my mind | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
1,397 views 84 upvotes Made by jdatesta 2 months ago in politics
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10 ups, 2m,
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So, kiddies, the lesson learned from this is that the people who scream the loudest "RACIST!!!!!!!!" are usually the actual racists in the equation.
6 ups, 2m,
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5 ups, 2m
thanks
3 ups, 2m
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3 ups, 2m
Woke - "The logo is offensive!"
Common Sense - "Then just change the logo."
Woke - "Team's name is now Cleveland Guardians!"
Common Sense - "Wait, what?"
1 up, 2m,
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No. The lesson here is that, once again, conservatives refuse to go learn actual history and prefer to stick with lies that make them feel good.

Facts. Learn them.
2 ups, 2m,
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I mean, you got facts to argue what was presented here? Where are they? Show them. Pretty convenient to completely disregard something without providing any evidence that will support your argument. It looks as if you are acting from feelings and nothing else.
1 up, 2m,
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That using Indian to describe Native Americans is racist?

What sources will you accept?

Because, typically, y'all here on politics won't accept anything, deny everything, and refuse to admit you need to change.

Sooo.... what sources will you accept in showing that the Native American tribes consider the use of Indian as racist?

OR would you prefer facts about how the Cleveland Indians were not named after Sockalexis?

Which way do you want to go with this?
2 ups, 2m,
1 reply
still waiting for the facts? Where are they?
1 up, 2m,
1 reply
You still need to list what sources you'll accept.

And you still need to answer which set of facts you'd like.
1 up, 2m,
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list what source? You are the one who came over here and I quote YOU "Facts. Learn them." So WTF are you asking me about? Bring them, context, do you know it? this is your statement "No. The lesson here is that, once again, conservatives refuse to go learn actual history and prefer to stick with lies that make them feel good. " Now provide the facts.
1 up, 2m
usually when facts are brought to this stream
1) conservatives refuse to look at them.
2) if they do, immediately go "oh, well, that's a liberal source, so OF COURSE.."

So, I'm going to ask you again. What sources would you accept? Because what happens with conservatives so very very often when facts are brought they immediately say "those are not facts because I don't feel that they're true."

How about from the native tribes themselves? Would you consider it factual if the people whom Indian is being applied consider that term to be racist?

Hint: other conservatives in this stream don't so....
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9 ups, 2m
What . . . and ask that the average non-thinking and totally politically indoctrinated leftist actually learn REAL history and learn to independently think for themselves?
8 ups, 2m
IT'S A MENTAL DISORDER :0)
4 ups, 2m,
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3 ups, 2m
United we stand, divide we fall.
2 ups, 2m,
2 replies
500 years later and people are still calling them "indians".
1 up, 2m
Good point why did'nt they name the team just after him. Going back to zzzz because thats how much i care lol
0 ups, 1m
3 ups, 2m,
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Oh! Then call them the Cleveland Sockalexis from now on. Is that really what this is about? That's a really simple fix.
3 ups, 2m
2 ups, 2m
No. It wasn't.

Go look some key facts up:

When did Sockalexis play for the Spiders?

When did the Lake Shores change their name to the Indians?

Trick question, they didn't. The Lake Shores went through a bunch of name changes until eventually they picked the Napoleons or The Naps in 1904.

Because...of a beloved and famous player Napoleon LeJoie joined the team.

(hint, this was after Sockalexis left the team and quit playing).

They didn't change the name to Indians until 1915.

15 years after Sockalexis left the team.

That's a long time and a lot of team name changes to go through before settling on Indians. For a player who only played for the team for 3 seasons? And the last season only for 7 games.

Facts.

Not your feelings.
3 ups, 2m,
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Baseball myth. Cleveland chose "Indians" in 1915 because the Boston Braves had an excellent World Series-winning year in 1914. So Cleveland, tired of the "Spider" name, figured something like that might work for them.
https://fox8.com/sports/the-history-of-the-cleveland-indians-name/
4 ups, 2m,
3 replies
Sockalexis's stats: He was a dismal failure.
https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sockach01.shtml
5 ups, 2m
So...don't honor The 1st Native American professional Baseball player because he sucked and was an alcoholic. But nowadays let's honor George Floyd. His stats were horrible and he had a drug problem.
2 ups, 2m,
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.313 is a good BA. And just because doesn’t mean that he’s a bad player. Michael Brantley has the second highest BA in the majors- a .326, and only 6 home runs. The highest BA is a .329. BA is batting average.
4 ups, 2m,
2 replies
Three years and gone is rather mediocre. Alcohol undid him.
4 ups, 2m,
2 replies
How stereotypical of a Democrat....He's a firewater drinkin' drunk Injun!
2 ups, 2m
Not stereotypical. Fact. That's why his second and third seasons were so bad.
1 up, 2m,
1 reply
In his first season, he got drunk and jumped out of the second story of a building, injuring his ankle.

Facts.

Not your feelings.
3 ups, 2m,
1 reply
Then rename them the Cleveland Drunks.
0 ups, 2m
Works for me
0 ups, 2m
Fair enough.
1 up, 1m
That was great for the dead ball era.
0 ups, 4w
Sockalexis played in barely half of the Spiders' games. Doubtful he even had the minimum PA to qualify for the batting title. PA is plate appearences.
0 ups, 2m
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