It’s not often that I have occasion to write about minor league hockey. But the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals — that’s the top affiliate of the Nashville Predators — yesterday released a new 50th-season logo that’s definitely worth discussing. I love it, but I’m also conflicted about it.
The 1996-97 season marked the NBA’s 50th anniversary. As you can see in the photo shown above, they marked the occasion by using a gold NBA logo on the players’ uniforms, and the refs wore a 50th-anniversary patch.
When the MLB 150 patch was recently unveiled, several people asked whether the Reds — who had already unveiled their own 150th-anniversary patch several months earlier — would wear both patches together, doubling up on the sesquicentennial-celebratory action. After all, the MLB 150 patch, with its thin, horizontal orientation, was clearly designed to allow . . . → Read More: Cincy One Five-O: Reds Buck Trend on MLB Patch
For months now people have been asking me, “Is MLB going to have a 150th-anniversary patch for 2019?” And for months I’ve been responding, “I assume they will, but they haven’t released it yet and I don’t know what it’s going to be.”