One of the original teams in the NBA the Nationals logos from the '40s has a nice patriotic look with the flag looking circle with the United States on top of it. The Nationals used a very sporty looking font as well.
1950 - 1963
The Nationals final logo is a map of the US in white with blue wordmark “SYRACUSE Nationals” in blue on red and white stripes. Surrounded by several blue stars.
1947 - 1949
The original logo is a map of the US in light blue with white wordmark “Nationals” in white on red and white stripes. Surrounded by several blue and red stars.