nvdaily.com link to home page

Traffic | Weather | Mobile Edition
      Archives | Subscribe | Special Sections

Opinion arrow Letters to the Editor

| 0

Letter to the Editor: Rename the Redskins the Washington Braves


Editor:

Having been a Redskin fan for the better part of 60 years, I feel the urge to put in my 2 cents worth.

The Redskins came into being in 1937. They were from Boston where they were called The Boston Braves. The man responsible for this was George Preston Marshall, who was the owner of the Braves. Marshall was a well known music conductor, who was the son-in-law of Clark Griffith Sr. Griffith was the owner of the Washington Senators.

A common sense approach to this conflict would be for the Redskins to revert back to being the Washington Braves. I fully realize that common sense and Washington, D.C. are not synonymous.

Larry F. Clem, Strasburg


Comments

Comments that are posted represent the opinion of the commenter and not the Northern Virginia Daily/nvdaily.com. View our comments/submisssions policy. Report abuse by clicking the X next to the comment.










Opinion Sections

Editorial Cartoons Editorials Guest Commentary Letters to the Editor Linda Ash Op-Ed Reader Commentary Syndicated Columnists






News | Sports | Business | Lifestyle | Obituaries | Opinion | Multimedia| Entertainment | Classifieds
Contact Us | NIE | Place a Classified | Privacy Policy | Comments/Submissions Policy | Subscribe

Copyright © The Northern Virginia Daily | nvdaily.com | 152 N. Holliday St., Strasburg, Va. 22657 | (800) 296-5137

nvdaily.com
2013 Virginia Press Association Sweepstakes Winner
The Best Small Daily Newspaper in Virginia!


nvdaily.com | seeshenandoah.com