The Orioles have an excellent array of alternate logos for being a very dated logo design. The variety is great from cartoonish (an oriole swing a bat) to embellish (the roundel with the state flag). There are many different versions of the Oriole mascot in logo form.
2019 - Present
A black, white and orange Oriole perched on wordmark “Orioles” scripted in orange with a black trim and a tail. The color orange has a darker look.
Retired primary logo in 2019.
2012 - 2018
Smiling black and orange cartoonish oriole wearing a baseball cap sporting the Orioles alternate cap logo.
Todd Radom Design: Frank Cashen, Fresh-Up Freddie, and the Birth of the Orioles Cartoon Bird
This logo was used for 23 seasons, then fell into disuse for another 23 seasons. Its 2012 revival coincided with an Orioles resurgence that finds them one step away from the World Series for the first time in decades.
The current logo is closely based on the original, though not an exact replica. The 1966 origins of the original logo involve legendary baseball executive Frank Cashen, a 7 Up cartoon character named "Fresh-Up Freddie," Baltimore's National Brewing Company, and the Orioles' desire to successfully compete for marketing dollars with the National Football League's Baltimore Colts. Read More...
2009 - Present
Yet another design of a black and orange oriole facing to the left.
2009 - Present
Cartoonish black and orange Oriole bird in cleats and a baseball cap swinging a orange baseball bat.
2009 - Present
State flag of Maryland inside a orange and black circle with wordmark BALTIMORE ORIOLES” in white.
Changed the wordmark from the other “coat of arms” alternate logo.
2009 - 2011
State flag of Maryland inside a orange and black circle with wordmark “ORIOLES BASEBALL” in white.
2002 - Present
Wordmark “O’s” in orange with a black outline. The letter “O” stands for the team nickname Orioles.
2002 - 2003
A smiling Oriole in black and orange holding a orange bat in hitter’s stance facing to the right.
1999 - 2008
A new design of a black and orange oriole facing to the left.
Black and orange oriole facing to the left.
1995 - 2008
“Orioles” script in orange with black shadow on a green and pale yellow baseball diamond.
A part of the primary logo. The oriole is removed.
1995 - 1997
A black and orange Oriole perched on top facing to the right of the script “Orioles” in orange with a black border.
A part of the primary logo. Removed the green and yellow baseball diamond as the background.
1989 - 1997
Black, orange and a little white oriole facing to the left.
A part of the primary logo. Enlarged oriole and removed the scripted wordmark “Orioles” and “BALTIMORE.”
A angry black and orange Oriole wearing a Baltimore Orioles baseball cap and cleats, carrying a orange baseball bat.
1966 - 1988
A black and orange Oriole with cleats swinging a bat in a black circle. In the black ring is the wordmark “BALTIMORE ORIOLES.”
A black version of the primary logo.
1964 - 1965
A new design of a smiling black, orange and white oriole with baseball cap facing left.
1955 - 1963
Smiling black, orange and white oriole with baseball cap facing left.
1954 - 1964
First alternative logo for Baltimore Orioles featured a smiling orange, black and white oriole facing to the right.
A part of the primary logo. The oriole is enlarged and removed the baseball and bats.