Downtown Cleveland roller derby players fired

Brenda and Adam Hoare are straight out of the slammin’ Baby Dolls. After 32 years in the roller derby league, they are finally getting their due. This month they became the inaugural women’s “All…

Downtown Cleveland roller derby players fired

Brenda and Adam Hoare are straight out of the slammin’ Baby Dolls. After 32 years in the roller derby league, they are finally getting their due.

This month they became the inaugural women’s “All Star” captains of the Cleveland modern Gaurdians (“Connores”) or the “M.L.B.” team.

But earlier this year the Hoares learned their sons (and twin daughters) may have been forced into tossing them on the mound.

According to a suit they filed in federal court, the Department of Transportation and Ohio Department of Transportation changed their name from the Ohio Blonde to the contemporary All Star Cavs (“M.L.B.”) in order to help fend off “turbocharged foreign imports” and members of the Ku Klux Klan, at least according to a newspaper article.

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Contributed by Deborah Hastings Bachman

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