For 5 years the Reds changed their name to the Redlegs because of the term "Reds" and the reference to Communist. The Redlegs used one logo referred to as Mr. Redlegs. The baseball head player stayed through to the Reds as a logo for one year.
1953 - 1958
During the 1950s, during the renaming and re-branding of the team as the Cincinnati Redlegs because of the connections to communism of the word “Reds.” The logo of a baseball player with a mustache baseball head running and carrying a bat was the first logo without a letter or wordmark.