Marlins Primary Logo
The Miami Marlins have a long and storied history when it comes to their primary logo. The first iteration of the team’s logo was unveiled in 1993, shortly after the franchise was founded. This original design featured an interlocking “M” and “F” for Marlins, with a leaping marlin at its center. It also had two stars above it that represented Florida as well as one below for Miami-Dade County. This classic look remained unchanged until 2012 when the team decided to revamp its image ahead of moving into its new stadium, Marlins Park in Little Havana.
The redesigned version of the logo incorporated several elements from previous iterations while still giving off a modern vibe that fits perfectly with their new home ballpark atmosphere; this included adding orange accents along with brighter shades of blue & teal colors to create more contrast within each element on display – most notably seen through use different font styles used throughout text portion (i.e., "Miami" & "Marlins"). Additionally, they removed any reference or imagery related specifically to South Florida so that fans could identify easily regardless of where they were located geographically speaking; this allowed them to reach out larger audience base than ever before!
Today's version is much cleaner looking compared to what came before it: no longer do we see those bright oranges tones nor do stars represent local counties anymore - instead there are simply just sleek lines forming the shape of iconic 'm' which stands proudly in front of the middle of all other components being equal size/shape around the perimeter creating unified whole overall visual effect desired by the organization itself! With such a strong foundation set place back then now even stronger today thanks to these subtle yet meaningful changes made over the years - making sure everyone knows who is representing whenever wear gear sporting iconic 'm'.
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2019 - Present
A blue, red, and black marlin leaping next to a baseball and wordmark “Miami” in black with blue and red trim.
2017 - 2018
A white, yellow, red, blue, and silver letter “M” with a marlin flying over the letter. Marlins removed the black from the previous logo.
2012 - 2016
This version of the Miami Marlins logo was unveiled in November 2011. It consists of a stylized block letter “M” in black, blue, yellow and orange. Also, a orange and blue marlin leaping over the wordmark “MIAMI” in black lettering.
1993 - 2011
The Marlins first logo consisted of a marlin jumping out of a silver circle with a black trim and a wordmark “FLORIDA MARLINS,” also a baseball in the background. It was unveiled in July 1991.