Chaparrals Primary Logo
The Texas Chaparrals primary logo has a long and storied history, beginning in 1967 when the team was founded. The original logo featured an image of a longhorn steer with its horns curved upwards to form the letter “C” for Chaparrals. This symbolized strength and power, while also paying homage to Texas’s proud cowboy culture.
In 1970, the team changed its name from Dallas Chaparrals to San Antonio Spurs and adopted a new logo featuring an angry-looking spur gear set against a white background with red trimming around it. This design was meant to evoke toughness and grit; qualities that are essential for any successful basketball team in order for them to achieve success on the court or off it!
Over time, minor changes were made but overall this iconic emblem has remained largely unchanged since its creation over forty years ago – making it one of the professional sports' most recognizable logos today! It is truly remarkable how something so simple can represent such strong values like determination & courage - which have been at the core of every Texan's spirit throughout history!
1970 - 1971
A blue chaparral bird running across the state of Texas with a red, white and blue basketball. A wordmark “CHAPARRALS” in red.