The Cleveland Indians, Louis Sockalexis, and The Name

When I was a kid growing up in Cleveland, I believed — completely, wholeheartedly, without reservation or pause — that the Cleveland Indians were named to honor a Native American ballplayer named Louis Sockalexis, who played for Cleveland in the late 19th Century. When I became an adult and a sportswriter, I believed — completely, … Continue reading The Cleveland Indians, Louis Sockalexis, and The Name