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Aberdeen IronBirds
Acereros del Norte*
Águila de Veracruz*
Aigles de Trois-Rivieres*
Akron RubberDucks
Albuquerque Isotopes
Alexandria Aces*
Algodoneros de Unión Laguna*
Altoona Curve
Amarillo Sod Poodles
Arkansas Travelers
Asheville Tourists
Augusta GreenJackets
Bay Area Toros*
Beloit Snappers
Billings Mustangs
Biloxi Shuckers
Binghamton Rumble Ponies*
Birmingham Barons
Boise Hawks
Bowie Baysox
Bowling Green Hot Rods
Bradenton Marauders
Bravos de León
Brooklyn Cyclones
Buffalo Bisons
Capitales de Quebec
Carolina Mudcats
Cedar Rapids Kernels
Charleston RiverDogs
Charlotte Knights*
Chattanooga Lookouts
Clearwater Threshers
Cleburne Railroaders*
Columbia Fireflies*
Columbus Clippers
Connecticut Tigers
Corpus Christi Hooks
Dayton Dragons
Daytona Tortugas
Delmarva Shorebirds
Diablos Rojos del México
Down East Wood Ducks*
Dunedin Blue Jays
Durham Bulls
Erie SeaWolves
Eugene Emeralds
Evansville Otters
Everett AquaSox
Fayetteville Woodpeckers*
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Fayetteville Astros*
Florence Freedom
Fort Myers Mighty Mussels*
Fort Wayne TinCaps
Frederick Keys
Fredericksburg Nationals*
Fresno Grizzlies*
Frisco RoughRiders
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Gastonia Honey Hunters*
Gateway Grizzlies
Generales de Durango*
Grand Junction Rockies
Great Falls Voyagers
Great Lakes Loons
Greensboro Grasshoppers
Greenville Drive
Guerreros de Oaxaca
Gwinnett Stripers*
Harrisburg Senators
Hartford Yard Goats*
Hickory Crawdads
High Point Rockers
Hillsboro Hops
Houston Apollos*
Hudson Valley Renegades*
Idaho Falls Chukars
Indianapolis Indians
Inland Empire 66ers*
Iowa Cubs
Jackson Generals
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp*
Joliet Slammers
Jupiter Hammerheads
Kane County Cougars
Kannapolis Cannon Ballers*
Kansas City T-Bones*
Lake County Captains
Lake Elsinore Storm
Lake Erie Crushers
Lakeland Flying Tigers
Lakewood BlueClaws
Lancaster Barnstormers
Lancaster JetHawks
Lansing Lugnuts
Laredo Lemurs
Las Vegas 51s
Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Leones de Yucatán
Lexington Legends*
Lincoln Saltdogs
Long Beach Armada*
Long Island Ducks
Louisville Bats
Lowell Spinners*
Lynchburg Hillcats*
Mariachis de Guadalajara*
Memphis Redbirds
Midland RockHounds
Milwaukee Milkmen*
Mississippi Braves
Missoula Paddleheads*
Mobile BayBears
Modesto Nuts
Montgomery Biscuits
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Nashville Sounds*
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
New Jersey Jackals*
New Orleans Baby Cakes
New York Boulders
Norfolk Tides
Normal CornBelters
Northern Colorado Owlz* Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Norwich Sea Unicorns*
Ogden Raptors*
Oklahoma City Dodgers
Olmecas de Tabasco*
Omaha Storm Chasers
Palm Beach Cardinals
Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Peoria Chiefs
Pericos de Puebla
Piratas de Campeche
Portland Sea Dogs
Potros de Tijuana*
Quad City River Bandits
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Reading Fightin Phils
Reno Aces
Richmond Flying Squirrels
Rieleros de Aguascalientes
Rochester Red Wings
Rocky Mountain Vibes
Rome Braves
Round Rock Express
Sacramento River Cats
Salem Red Sox
Salt Lake Bees
San Antonio Missions
San Jose Giants
Saraperos de Saltillo
Sarasota Reds*
Schaumburg Boomers
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders*
Sioux City Explorers
Sioux Falls Canaries
Somerset Patriots
Sonoma Stompers
South Bend Cubs
Southern Illinois Miners
Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Spokane Indians
Springfield Cardinals
St. Lucie Mets
St. Paul Saints*
Stockton Ports
Sugar Land Skeeters
Sultanes de Monterrey*
Sussex County Miners*
Syracuse Chiefs
Tacoma Rainiers*
Tampa Tarpons*
Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos*
Tennessee Smokies*
Texarkana Gunslingers*
Tigres de Quintana Roo
Toledo Mud Hens
Toros de Tijuana*
Traverse City Beach Bums
Trenton Thunder
Tri-City Dust Devils
Tri-City ValleyCats
Tucson Padres
Tulsa Drillers
Vallejo Admirals*
Vancouver Canadians
Visalia Rawhide
Washington Wild Things
West Michigan Whitecaps
Wichita Wind Surge*
Wilmington Blue Rocks
West Virginia Power
Windy City Thunderbolts
Winnipeg Goldeyes
Winston-Salem Dash*
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Worcester Red Sox*
York Revolution
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 106

Notice: All logos on this page are included within the parameters of 17 U.S.C. § 107, which states that the reproduction of a copyrighted work for purposes of criticism and/or comment is not an infringement of copyright. No challenge to the copyrights of these logos is intended by their inclusion here.
Posted 2010 September 4

There's an oddly common theme in the hockey logos I review: animals biting hockey sticks in half. I'm not sure why it's so common. Breaking a hockey stick is not a particularly effective tactic insofar as propelling the puck into the net is concerned. The best explanation I've ever been able to think of is that the team is trying to imply that all their players still have all their teeth and are thus able to chew through sticks. The problems there are obvious. First, it's a baldfaced lie: there's not a single team in the entire sport that doesn't have any players missing their teeth. Second, anyone who did try to chew through a stick soon wouldn't have all their teeth. Third, as I just said, is that there's no point in doing so.

The baseball analogue — animals biting baseball bats in half — is quite rare in comparison. But here we do see one example. This makes even less sense than chewing through a hockey stick (I didn't realize until just now that it was even possible to make less sense than that). In hockey, the rules require that you drop a broken stick immediately, but it is at least theoretically possible to play with a broken stick as long as the blade is intact and you don't mind hunching over like Quasimodo. But it's pretty much impossible to play with a broken bat. The ball is hard enough to connect with as it is, and even if you succeed the ball will probably knock the bat out of your hand. I suppose it's a useful thing to do if you're accused of having corked the bat, but that's the only real reason I can see.

The xylophagous diet is not the only unusual thing about this bird. He's also missing a large portion of his body. In fact, as best as I can tell he has no torso whatsoever. He is also missing feet, which makes sense since there's no torso for the feet to connect to. But somehow that doesn't stop him from having tail feathers that hover precariously in midair. Seriously, where are those tail feathers coming from? If they were like normal tail feathers, they'd be connected to his tail (duh). But that would require a torso (I suppose there could be a small one obscured by the wing, but it would have to be no bigger than the head and that wouldn't be any less strange). Maybe the tail feathers glued onto the wing? The two-dimensional quality of the logo makes it hard to tell.

Compared to the missing torso and unexplainable tail, the fact that the bird has teeth scarcely even warrants comment.

It's really a shame, because this has the beginnings of a great logo. Add a torso and lose the bat (and the teeth chewing through them), and this could be a darn good logo. And the name is solid, even if there isn't any such thing as a redhawk. (Well, there's a pistol that has that name, but no bird simply called a redhawk). But the inept omission of roughly 50 percent of the bird (by volume) just kills it. I could even tolerate the silly teeth and broken bat, if only the bird wasn't broken as well. But as it stands, this logo simply does not work.

Final Score: 106 points.
Penalties: Region, 8 pts; Software, 27 pts; Compound, 34 pts; Equipment, 13 pts; Letter, 24 pts.
Bonuses: None.

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