Browns Primary Logo
The St. Louis Browns' primary logo history is one that has changed and evolved over the years since its inception in 1902. The original logo featured a brown baseball set against an orange background with a white “B” for the team name in the center of it, which was later replaced by a yellow “B” surrounded by four stars representing each member of Major League Baseball's American League at the time. This remained unchanged until 1932 when they added two interlocking circles to form an eight-pointed star around their lettering, giving them more visual identity and making them stand out from other teams' logos at that time.
In 1954, there was another major change to their logo: three stripes were added on either side of the eight-pointed star design as well as new colors—red and navy blue replacing orange—to give it even more presence within baseball culture during this era. It wasn't until 1966 when they finally adopted what would become known as "the classic" St Louis Browns primary logo; while still keeping elements from previous designs such as its red color scheme and 8 pointed stars surrounding its "StL" letters, this version also included two parallel lines above those letters along with additional details like small dots inside some parts of these lines creating unique patterns throughout its shape overall making it truly recognizable amongst other professional sports teams today!
From then on up until now (2020), minor changes have been made but nothing drastic enough to alter or replace what has become synonymous with both nostalgia for past fans who remember watching games back then & also recognition among newer generations who are just discovering this iconic symbol for themselves - all thanks largely due to how timelessly designed & consistent updates kept being applied over decades worths if not centuries! Regardless though no matter what modifications may come about in line future wise one thing remains certain: The Classic Primary Logo will always be remembered fondly & remain deeply connected within hearts and minds alike forevermore!
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1952 - 1953
Change of logo to Brownie the Elf in orange, black and brown.
1936 - 1951
This marks the first logo without a letter or city name. Statue of Saint Louis on horseback holding his sword mounted on top of a shield. The shield has brown stars on the top with orange and brown strips. On top of the strips is a white baseball with the wordmark “BROWNS.”
1916 - 1935
For this logo they drop the “t” to just have the letters “SL” in brown. The acronym “STL” stands for the city of St. Louis
1911 - 1915
A new combination of the city acronym “StL” again in brown. The acronym “STL” stands for the city of St. Louis
1908 - 1910
The Browns changed their logo to a brown fleur-de-lis logo.
1906 - 1907
A brown ‘STL’ inside a brown stick figure baseball diamond. The acronym “STL” stands for the city of St. Louis.
1902 - 1905
The first logo for St. Louis Browns was “ST.L” with the period being below the “T” in the color brown. The acronym “STL” stands for the city of St. Louis.