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Category: Team Logos/Insignia

How the New U.S. Quarter Is Like NFL Team Logos

The old design is very Philadelphia Eagles; the new design is very, well, all the other teams.

Cavs Reveal New Logo Set; Unis to Follow Soon

Click to enlarge The Cavs yesterday released a new set of logos for next season. As you can see above, the biggest change is that they’ve moved away from yellow …

Service With a Smile: A Set of Friendly Sports Team Logos

Click to enlarge Last month I got an email from former Uni Watch Ticker-er Mike Chamernik. “Here’s an artist who draws pro and college team logos in a cool, cutesy …

Uni Watch DIY Project: Another Block-head!

Click to enlarge Two winters ago we had a guest post from reader Loren Southard, who created a set of awesome sports logo-themed building blocks for his new child. That …

Staten Island FerryHawks Roll Out ‘Storytelling’ Detail That Actually Works!

Click to enlarge As most of you know by now, I tend to take a pretty dim view of “storytelling” details in sports brand design. Most of them tend to …

A Uni Watch Look at Bill Virdon

For all photos, click to enlarge Former MLBer Bill Virdon, who was Rookie of the Year as a player and a two-time Manager of the Year as a skipper, died …

A Close Look at the Yankees’ Various ‘NY’ Logos

Let’s start today with something that most of you probably know already: The Yankees have some serious inconsistencies in their famed interlocking “NY” logo. As you can see above, there …

Uni Watch Reader Shares 1987 Letters from Pirates GM

Click to enlarge The letter shown above was sent in 1987 by Pirates GM Syd Thrift to a very young Joe Werner, who would grow up to become a longtime …

MUni Watch Part III: The Cleveland Municipals — On Mascots

By Phil Hecken, with James Lansdowne and William Weible Follow @PhilHecken Good morning Uni Watch nation. Hope everyone is doing well and that you had a good week. You fine …

Early Astros Design Sketches Show What Might Have Been

Click to enlarge Judge Roy Hofheinz, the original owner of the Houston Astros, died in 1982. Nearly four decades later, a huge stash of items from his estate has come …

Fleur-de-Leo: New ECHL Team Releases Spectacular Logo

A team logo by itself doesn’t usually do much for me. I mean, I like a good logo as much as the next guy, but I usually want to see …

Fans Feel Screwed as Crew Launches Tone-Deaf Redesign

[Editor’s Note: Today’s lede is by longtime Uni Watch team member Alex Hider, who has the latest on an inexplicable MLS redesign. — PL] By Alex Hider “Not needed. Tone …

MUni Watch, Part 2: The Cleveland Municipals — Why Municipals?

By Phil Hecken, with James Lansdowne and William Weible Follow @PhilHecken Good morning Uni Watch nation. Hope everyone is doing well and that you had a good week. Last weekend, …

MUni Watch, Part 1: The Cleveland Municipals

By Phil Hecken, with James Lansdowne and William Weible Follow @PhilHecken Good morning Uni Watchers — hope everyone is staying safe and well, and that those of you who are …

Sock It to Me: Burlington Now Home to Baseball’s Coolest Mascot

Every single day, there’s an upside-down baseball stirrup at the top of this website. But today there are two upside-down stirrups! That’s due to a really fun new team identity …