Name drop: Guardians’ launch starts with store sign smashing


              A worker from the Brilliant Electric Sign Company holds a broken piece of the Cleveland Guardians team store sign in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Cleveland. The sign was being installed and fell off the building.  (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              A Cleveland Guardians fan buys new hats at the opening of the team store in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. It's Day One for the Guardians, who will put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Cleveland Guardians fans wait in line at the opening of the team store in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. It's Day One for the Guardians, who put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Ben Traska, right, helps customer John Marquart at the opening of the Cleveland Guardians team store in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. It's Day One for the Guardians, who put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              A sign with the new team name of Cleveland's baseball team, Guardians, is displayed in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. It's Day One for the Guardians, who put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Pieces of the Cleveland Guardians team store sign lie on the ground in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. The sign was being installed and fell off the building.  (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Lucas Foote, left, and Greg Foote, center, check out at the opening of the Cleveland Guardians team store in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Cleveland. It's Day One for the Guardians, who will put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Cleveland Guardians mascot Slider greets fans at the opening of the team store in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Cleveland. It's Day One for the Guardians, who will put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Cleveland Guardians fans look at new merchandise at the opening of the team store in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Cleveland. It's Day One for the Guardians, who will put caps, jerseys and other merchandise on sale to the public for the first time since dropping the name Indians, the franchise's identity since 1915. (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
            
              Workers from the Brilliant Electric Sign Company put out caution tape as pieces of the Cleveland Guardians team store sign lie on the ground in Cleveland, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. The sign was being installed and fell off the building.  (AP Photo/Ken Blaze)
Name drop: Guardians’ launch starts with store sign smashing