The best MLB logos – 8 iconic designs from the world of professional baseball

Selection of MLB logos
(Image credit: Chicago Cubs/St Louis Cardinals/LA Dodgets/New York Yankees/Toronto Blue Jays/Detroit Tigers)

The best MLB logos hold a special place in the hearts of baseball fans, and for good reason. These logos are not just marketing assets; they are visual representations of tradition, history and the spirit of the game. As such, they have the power to instantly evoke a sense of nostalgia, passion and pride. 

This article delves into the world of MLB logos, exploring the best and most iconic designs from some of the league's most storied franchises. From the historic and timeless Red Sox logo to the sleek and minimal Blue Jays emblem, these are some of the best sports logos of all time, encapsulating the essence of each team, their cities and their rich baseball traditions. (Note that good design does not always correlate with baseball success, as this year's World Series champions – the Rangers – haven't made the cut.)

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.