Just hours after reports stated that the Cleveland Indians had settled on the new name, they’ve now openly revealed it. Cleveland’s baseball team will officially be called the Guardians. 

Listen to Tom Hanks narrate the announcement in a 2-minute clip below:

Check out the Indians new logo below, which takes a similar color scheme from their old name a logo.

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Cleveland’s Indians moniker has long been scrutinized for its racist undertones. Back in 2018, Cleveland scrapped using former team mascot Chief Wahoo. But the plan to change the name entirely only got in motion back in December of 2020. They’ve carried the Indians name all the way back since 1915. The team is eyeing a full-on shift by the 2022 MLB season.

The “Guardians” name was the winner among over a thousand different options weighed back in June. The official decision to change was partly a product of the social unrest back in July of 2020 stemming from the George Floyd incident. Another catalyst was clearly the decision made by the Washington Football Team to replace their “Redskins” moniker.

Ultimately it was a matter of getting the city of Cleveland and every Indians fan united, which was a struggle given the polarizing opinions on the original name.