The era of the Cleveland Guardians kicked off today at Progressive Field with the opening of the Cleveland Guardians Team Store, which coincides with a transition across all digital and social media platforms. The Guardians join the Blues (1901), Bronchos (1902), Naps (1903-1914) and Indians (1915-2021) as official team names for Cleveland Baseball Club, which began as the ‘one of the founding members of the American League in 1901.
“Today marks a major milestone in our transition to the Cleveland Guardians, ushering in a new era in Cleveland baseball at Progressive Field that embodies the pride, resilience and loyalty of the Clevelanders,” said Brian Barren, president of the Clevelanders. commercial operations. “We know this will impact our fans in different ways, and we will always remember and appreciate our history as the Cleveland Indians. We look forward to entering the field as goalies on opening day in 2022 and live up to our new name by working to unify our fans and our city. ”
The Cleveland Guardians team store at Progressive Field officially opens this morning (November 19) at 9 a.m., with all new Guardian gear and memorabilia. The store will carry a variety of outfits for the whole family, including t-shirts, fleeces, polo shirts, headwear, outerwear, novelty items and more. The Guardians Team Store of Progressive Field, New Era, Nike, MLB Flagship Store and MLBshop.com will be given an exclusive nationwide sales period to launch the new merchandise. The Guardians Team Store at Progressive Field will be the exclusive local retailer of official Guardians gear until November 23, when the products will be available at other Northeast Ohio retailers.
Field jerseys and caps will not be available for purchase at this time. We expect both products to be available by the start of the 2022 season.
As previously announced, the Team Store will continue to sell merchandise bearing our historic names and logos, including Indians and Chief Wahoo. As part of our continued commitment to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, we intend to donate proceeds from the sale of Indian and Chief Wahoo products to support organizations and causes focused on young people.