Angels Alternate Logo
The California Angels are a professional baseball team based in Anaheim, California. The franchise has existed since 1961 and its logo history is an interesting one. Over the years they have had several alternate logos that represent different eras of the teams’ history.
The first alternate logo used by the Angels was introduced in 1964 and featured a red outline of an angel with wings spread above it holding a bat and glove on either side of its body. This design remained until 1973 when it was replaced by another angel-themed logo featuring two angels facing each other with bats crossed between them as if playing catch or fighting off enemies from both sides at once. This design lasted until 1979 when it was replaced again, this time with an orange circle surrounding three interlocking gears to represent “the mechanical efficiency” of the team during that era. The gears were eventually dropped from use after 1982 but returned for special occasions such as anniversaries or promotions throughout later decades before being retired completely in 2003 due to low popularity among fans compared to original designs like those seen earlier on uniforms worn during 1970s games.
Overall, these various alternate logos all capture different aspects about what makes up part of the rich history associated with this beloved baseball franchise over many decades now - whether they be symbols representing strength through unity (crossed bats), technological progress (interlocking gears) or simply having fun while playing America's pastime (angel figures). As long as there are new generations ready to take up root for their favorite teams each season, we can expect more exciting changes ahead!
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1993 - 1996
A white with red seams baseball with silver and blue wings over a blue with red trim baseball diamond with letter link “C” and “A” over it. Modernized version of the 1965 – 1970 team logo. The finials “CA” stand for California Angels.
1971 - 1975
A large lower case red letter “A” as the scripted word “angels” in red. The red letter “a” has white wing, baseball and a halo. Also, a wordmark “CALIFORNIA” in black above the letter “a.”
1971 - 1975
A large lower case red letter “a” that has a white wing, baseball and a halo. The letter “a” stands for the Angels.
1971 - 1975
The state of California in red with black border and a yellow star to designate the city of Anaheim and a yellow halo.