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Top 20 baseball logos

After watching American movies, baseball is associated with strong team spirit and support. Think of the uniforms of players, cheerleaders, and mascots with different stripes. They all use baseball team logos to keep fans interested. Emblems are used as patches on clothing, player uniforms, flags, and other souvenirs. Logos often not only symbolize a team with a long history, but entire cities, states or regions. They are undeniably recognizable, which is what draws fans' attention.

After analyzing our picks, you can see that most teams use a combination of red, blue and white. The color palette symbolizes impulsiveness, but thanks to the blue color gives confidence and reliability at the same time. Red increases the heart rate and breathing and lets the fans empathize with the team.

20. Baltimore Orioles 1966-1991

The team's 1966-1991 logo is still a fan favorite. In 1966, the team first used a cartoon bird with a bat. The period is considered the most successful in the team's history, as the Baltimore Orioles won the World Series three times.

The team got its name in honor of a small black and orange bird that lives in North America - the Baltimore Oriole. It is used as a symbol for the Baltimore Orioles and is featured on all logos. The bird is in an orange circle with the team name on it.

19. Minnesota Twins: TC badge

The team logo consists of the letters TS, which can be deciphered as “Twin Cities”. Named for two cities: Minneapolis and Saint Paul. A simple but eye-catching emblem is eye catching. Graphic elements are harmoniously combined with each other, creating a legible logo. The letters are white and red against a blue background and create an attractive contrast. Now the emblem is used on hats or as a patch on clothing. Was the team's main logo from 1961 to 1986.

18. Los Angeles Dodgers: LA Emblem

Los Angeles Dodgers is a baseball legend who was founded back in 1883. The team's logo has remained virtually unchanged since 1958, and the emblem is one of the most recognizable in the world of sports. The harmonious combination of blue and white makes it balanced and inconspicuous. Using a color palette comes with reliability. The emblem can often be seen on hats or goods. It also perfectly complements the team players' uniforms.

17. San Francisco Giants: SF emblem

The SF logo is the perfect combination of detail, color and type. The team's basic color palette is used: black and orange. The letters SF stand out on a black background. To create them, the same font was used as for the Giants inscription in the logo (it is impossible not to notice the identity of the letters S). It took a long time to create the perfect logo. Since 1958, designers have made minor adjustments. The font and color saturation changed, but the idea of ​​the emblem remained the same.

16. California Angels Halo-ed "A" 1972-1988

The logo of a professional baseball club from that period became the ancestor of the modern version. The balanced combination of colors and elements was a success for the team. In 1995 the team gave up the A logo and did not return to it until 2002. The dominant colors are red and blue, favorites among baseball teams. The yellow halo around “A” is a good indication of the team's name.

15. Minnesota Twins Minnie and Paul

The baseball team we already know not only has a good emblem, but an equally eye-catching logo. Minnie and Paul are personifications of the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The logo includes other details: the Mississippi, a bridge, and a baseball. The idea behind the logo is to demonstrate unity between cities through the twins' handshake. The logo was created by illustrator Ray Barton for $ 15. The team only made one change to the picture: it added inscriptions on T-shirts with a reference to the twin cities.

14. New York Mets

The New York Mets logo is one of the most successful in the history of the sport. It was created in 1962 by illustrator Ray Gotto. Since then, the logo has remained practically unchanged, with the exception of minor adjustments, such as the removal of the tiny abbreviation NY. It consists of several elements and a good color palette: blue, orange and white. The logo is a baseball with the silhouette of New York and the name of the Mets team inside. A successful combination of elements is not subject to the times and new trends in logo design.

13. Chicago Cubs

The team logo from 1957-1978 was very successful and minimalist and fits perfectly with modern trends. The combination of the colors red, white and blue made the picture moderately bright and attractive. The team is now using a modified version of the old logo, making the font and lines bold and the colors more saturated. The baseball club has experimented with logo variations many times throughout its history to find the perfect fit.

12. Montreal Expos 1969-2004

The clever use of colors and details makes the Montreal Expos baseball team logo memorable. The capital letter “M” catches the eye immediately and is shown in three colors: red, white and blue. If you look closely, you will also see the letter “e” highlighted in red and the letter “b” highlighted in blue. After moving from Canada to Washington DC, the team used a redesigned logo with lots of detail.

11. St. Louis Cardinals

The team's logo consists of the symbol - a red bird sitting on a bat. The cardinal was seen in every picture throughout the team's history. Some variants consisted of a pair of birds, but the main idea is still preserved. The extravagant cardinal attracts attention. Over time, it became more detailed and some elements changed: the color of the beak and eye. The letter “C” from the team name seems to be a bit broken, which makes the picture more balanced.

10. Major League Baseball "Batter"

The famous Major League Baseball logo was created by Jerry Dior in 1968. He was asked to create a logo to commemorate 100 years of professional baseball in 1969. By much speculation, the logo shows Harmon Killebrew, but as indicated by the illustrator, the player's silhouette was created in a number of ways. The image is still used today by teams who occasionally change red and blue to their club's colors.

9. Boston Red Sox

The baseball team logo fully reflects the name. Red socks have been known around the world since 1924. Over time, illustrators and designers have added some details to the famous logo, but since 2009 the team has given up the use of graphic details. Now, due to its high level of popularity in the world of sports, the team's name is no longer even on the logo.

8. Cincinnati Reds

The baseball team chose the club's name as a logo rather than a symbol or mascot. The ideal shape of the letter “C” is pleasing to the eye and the combination of colors makes the picture more dynamic. In the 1940s, the team came up with three colors: blue, red and white. During the same period, the Cincinnati Reds won the World Series, which is why the logo is associated with success. Instead of blue, black is now used, creating a shadow and a three-dimensional image.

7. Oakland Athletics 1971-1982

Get ready for an explosion of vibrant colors! The only logo in our collection that doesn't use blue or red. As with the previous team, the logo is associated with success due to its victory in the 1971-1974 World Series. You can see the A’s (as the Oakland Athletics Team is often called), white trainers with green laces. All details are placed in the baseball in the colors yellow and green.

6. Milwaukee Brewers “Ball in Glove” 1978-1993

In 1977 the team decided to hold a competition to change the logo. Participants had to create an image that would look equally good on small and large things or places. The winner was Tom Meindel, who designed the famous blue-gloved baseball that soon became a fan favorite. Despite the fact that the team does not currently use the image for their activities, it remains the most famous in the club's history.

5. Detroit Tigers Old English D.

The emblem of the baseball team in the old “D” symbolizes the history of the club. It is used for player uniforms and headgear. The unique font, serifs at the ends, has made an ordinary letter a strong symbol. Fans think this emblem is perfect for a baseball team. Designers experimented with images several times, but ultimately decided on the letter and only changed the weights and fonts over the decades.

4. Kansas City Royals 1969-1992

The sleek Kansas City Royals logo is the basis for the baseball team's signature. The logo was to be designed by Hallmark Cards. 15 artists worked to create the painting, and the winner was Shannon Manning. She harmoniously used all the trends of the time: geometry, bright colors and laconicism. The logo designed by the artist became the basis for all modern versions and has changed slightly over the years.

3. St. Louis Cardinals: STL emblem

If you remember the logo in the shape of a red cardinal on a baseball bat, you will definitely agree that the team's emblem is a laconic addition to it. The three main letters are interlaced in white with a blue frame on a red background. Many Hall of Fame members have worn the emblem, which improves its status in the eyes of fans. In 2020 the team changed the image a little and the designers made the outer blue line a little thinner.

2. Toronto Blue Jays 1977-1996

The logo that the team used in the 1977-1996 period is considered to be the most successful in the team's history. In 2020, the Toronto Blue Jays decided to return to the iconic image, which is well received by fans. The logo of that time shows the main elements: name, country of origin and symbol. A bright combination of white, blue and red is used.

1. New York Yankees: NY Emblem

Even those who don't know baseball at all have heard of the New York Yankees. The famous emblem was designed by Tiffany & Co back in 1877. The team will continue to use the logo. The picture witnessed the team's meteoric rise and numerous victories. The minimalist emblem with laconic writing is not losing its popularity and is great for modern trends.