Atlanta Braves To Drop Chief Nokahoma Patch

First, let's all take a moment to think about "Chief Nokahoma" and how it was created in an era where people didn't think twice about it, and how it's survived well into an era where people deplore it. It's been an ... impressive run for Chief.

But it's over, at least on the uniform. From the USA Today:

No longer will players shoulder the burden of carrying the screaming Indian logo, long considered insensitive by some. The left shoulder patch, based on team mascot Chief Nokahoma, has been replaced by a new logo featuring a pair of crossed tomahawks, the words "Atlanta Braves" and the year "1876" ( the team's first in the National League) on the new-look uniforms.

And if you're sensitive to people being sensitive, a reminder of what the patch looked like:

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via John Amis, AP

I mean ...

The Braves had replaced the patch with various commemorative and memorial patches in previous seasons, but this is the first time that the Chief will be unemployed. Keep up the good fight, folks, and maybe the silly-to-execrable chanting can stop soon, too.

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