The Cleveland Guardians professional baseball team is part of the American League Central division. It was founded in 1901 and is based out of Cleveland, where it plays at Progressive Field. In 2022, the Guardians were the fourth MLB team in history to rebrand without moving cities. The Guardians made an appearance at the World Series in 2016 and made it to the playoffs four out of five times from 2016-20.
- Established: 1901
- Manager: Terry Francona
- Stadium: Progressive Field
- Colors: Red, white, navy blue
- Number of World Series wins: two