s/d team logos - or - the thread where dyson avoids doing work today

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new padres logo suxx btw, looks like the logo for some new condo development. bring back the beltin friar.

cinniblount (James Blount), Wednesday, 11 August 2004 22:17 (sixteen years ago) link

I wouldn't mind the friar mixed w/ the mid-80s brown pinstripes. Only bring back the OLD old Padres look (that is, the color scheme / organization that made the Pads unis look like old Big Mac wrappers) if everyone gets outfitted w/ Oscar Gamble fros.

David R. (popshots75`), Wednesday, 11 August 2004 22:19 (sixteen years ago) link

I have a weird fascination with the padres camo uniforms... don't hate me.

gygax! (gygax!), Wednesday, 11 August 2004 22:20 (sixteen years ago) link

it's such backhanded tribute to the troops - 'we think yr unis look ass - see?'; plus san diego's a navy town so to show their support they dress up like the army - gee thanx!

cinniblount (James Blount), Wednesday, 11 August 2004 22:23 (sixteen years ago) link

could you imagine the sailor suits? isn't there naval camo?

gygax! (gygax!), Wednesday, 11 August 2004 22:24 (sixteen years ago) link

Pass the dunce cap, Blount - I didn't realize EITHER of those things until this thread. And I'm 65.

Haha, I feel better. I wasn't going to admit my ignorance...

gygax!, I like the camo unis too. I was the only one I knew who did, though.

mattbot (mattbot), Thursday, 12 August 2004 01:29 (sixteen years ago) link


this logo is a total failure to communicate anything whatsoever about the team. if i wasn't a baseball fan i'd have no idea what this logo was for. & what's the significance of the stars over the i's¿

this is an attempt to bring back a sorta-modernized version of the phillies' logo circa 1950 (the "whiz kids" world series team)-to-1970 (their last year in connie mack stadium, before they moved into the vet).

i still like the 1971-early 1990s phillies logo best, though. and so does outkast.

Eisbär (llamasfur), Friday, 13 August 2004 01:33 (sixteen years ago) link

five years pass...

man i was like fourteen or so before i figured out that expos logo is an m. it was like the last season of the brewers using the glove logo when i figured out it's an 'm' and a 'b'. i'm an idiot.

― cinniblount (James Blount), Wednesday, August 11, 2004 5:36 PM (5 years ago) Bookmark

i just figured this out now reading the thread for the first time

sanskrit, Thursday, 4 February 2010 17:12 (ten years ago) link

"A stylized "M" for Montreal, containing a red "e" for Expos, and a blue "b" for baseball."

--Expos Media Guide 1997.

felicity, Thursday, 4 February 2010 17:32 (ten years ago) link

I had a similar epiphany about the arrows in the Fed Ex logo a couple months ago

mayor jingleberries, Thursday, 4 February 2010 18:26 (ten years ago) link

able was i ere i saw 'elb'

ciderpress, Thursday, 4 February 2010 22:39 (ten years ago) link

one year passes...

so this new team in London Ontario is causing quite the stink:


Porto for Pyros (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 17 November 2011 18:44 (eight years ago) link

Dan Szymborski had a string of quality tweets regarding this issue.

AARP Rocky (Andy K), Thursday, 17 November 2011 19:05 (eight years ago) link

one year passes...

best: Brewers 1978-1993
worst: Indians 1933-1945/1945-1950, Baltimore 1952-1953, BoSoX 1950-1959, Tigers 1927-1928, Mariners 1977-1979

Porto for Pyros (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Thursday, 28 March 2013 18:20 (seven years ago) link

big fan of the late '70s Giants - script Giants over orange ball

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Thursday, 28 March 2013 21:40 (seven years ago) link

three years pass...

true. too bad its replacement is so very unimaginative tho

mookieproof, Saturday, 2 April 2016 17:08 (four years ago) link

"(We have) no plans to get rid of Chief Wahoo," Dolan told the Plain Dealer. "it is part of our history and legacy.

"We do have empathy for those who take issue with it. We have minimized the use of it and we'll continue to do what we think is appropriate."

We know that people are offended by it. So we will continue to use it.

Karl Malone, Saturday, 2 April 2016 17:47 (four years ago) link

We know that people are offended by it. But we make money off it.

francisF, Saturday, 2 April 2016 19:36 (four years ago) link


mookieproof, Wednesday, 13 April 2016 16:58 (four years ago) link

at last all the All-Stars will look like Nate Colbert

we can be heroes just for about 3.6 seconds (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 13 April 2016 17:01 (four years ago) link

two years pass...

#BREAKING: The @Tigers are reverting back to the smaller Olde English "D" on their caps for the 2019 season. https://t.co/B5cpHx6bJh

— Detroit Free Press (@freep) February 1, 2019

mookieproof, Friday, 1 February 2019 20:07 (one year ago) link

the previous one was what? i thought it had always been the Olde "D"?

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Friday, 1 February 2019 20:12 (one year ago) link

ten months pass...

logos for the reverse of team names (via r/baseball) pic.twitter.com/lCxZbeIgek

— megan YELI MVP brown (@thatgirlondeck) December 13, 2019

mookieproof, Friday, 13 December 2019 16:13 (eight months ago) link

: D

Suggest Banshee (Hadrian VIII), Friday, 13 December 2019 16:29 (eight months ago) link

seven months pass...

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