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Hail To De-Chiefing

Some fans are quietly removing Chief Wahoo logos from apparel they've bought

Updated: April 2, 2014, 4:50 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPN.com

The Cleveland Indians' home opener is Friday afternoon, and many fans will no doubt show up wearing Indians jerseys and caps. But at least some of those fans may be wearing Indians gear that they've modified in a very specific way: by removing the Chief Wahoo logo.

This is the "de-Chiefing" phenomenon, a form of silent protest by a small but growing number of Indians fans who love their team but are opposed to the Wahoo logo, which they view as an offensive caricature. They ...

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