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Aberdeen IronBirds
Acereros del Norte*
Aigles de Trois-Rivieres*
Akron RubberDucks
Albuquerque Isotopes
Alexandria Aces*
Algodoneros de Unión Laguna*
Altoona Curve
Amarillo Sod Poodles
Arkansas Travelers
Asheville Tourists
Auburn Doubledays*
Augusta GreenJackets
Batavia Muckdogs
Bay Area Toros*
Beloit Snappers
Billings Mustangs
Biloxi Shuckers
Binghamton Rumble Ponies*
Birmingham Barons
Bluefield Blue Jays
Boise Hawks
Bowie Baysox
Bowling Green Hot Rods
Bradenton Marauders
Bravos de León
Bristol Pirates
Brooklyn Cyclones
Buffalo Bisons
Burlington Bees
Burlington Royals
Calgary Vipers*
Capitales de Quebec
Carolina Mudcats
Cedar Rapids Kernels
Charleston RiverDogs
Charlotte Knights*
Charlotte Stone Crabs
Chattanooga Lookouts
Clearwater Threshers
Cleburne Railroaders*
Clinton LumberKings
Columbia Fireflies*
Columbus Clippers
Connecticut Tigers
Corpus Christi Hooks
Danville Braves
Dayton Dragons
Daytona Tortugas
Delmarva Shorebirds
Diablos Rojos del México
Down East Wood Ducks*
Dunedin Blue Jays
Durham Bulls
Elizabethton Twins
Erie SeaWolves
Eugene Emeralds
Evansville Otters
Everett AquaSox
Fayetteville Woodpeckers*
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Fayetteville Astros*
Florence Freedom
Florida Fire Frogs*
Fort Myers Miracle
Fort Wayne TinCaps
Frederick Keys
Fresno Grizzlies*
Frisco RoughRiders
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Gateway Grizzlies
Generales de Durango*
Grand Junction Rockies
Great Falls Voyagers
Great Lakes Loons
Greeneville Reds
Greensboro Grasshoppers
Greenville Drive
Guerreros de Oaxaca
Gwinnett Stripers*
Hagerstown Suns
Harrisburg Senators
Hartford Yard Goats*
Hickory Crawdads
High Point Rockers
Hillsboro Hops
Hudson Valley Renegades*
Idaho Falls Chukars
Indianapolis Indians
Inland Empire 66ers*
Iowa Cubs
Jackson Generals
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp*
Johnson City Cardinals
Joliet Slammers
Jupiter Hammerheads
Kane County Cougars
Kannapolis Intimidators
Kansas City T-Bones
Kingsport Mets
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*
Mahoning Valley Scrappers
Memphis Redbirds
Midland RockHounds
Milwaukee Milkmen*
Mississippi Braves
Missoula Osprey
Mobile BayBears
Modesto Nuts
Montgomery Biscuits
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Nashville Sounds*
New Britain Bees*
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
New Jersey Jackals
New Orleans Baby Cakes
Norfolk Tides
Normal CornBelters
Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Ogden Raptors*
Oklahoma City Dodgers
Olmecas de Tabasco
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Orem Owlz
Ottawa Champions
Palm Beach Cardinals
Pawtucket Red Sox
Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Peoria Chiefs
Pericos de Puebla
Piratas de Campeche
Pittsburg Diamonds
Portland Sea Dogs
Potomac Nationals
Potros de Tijuana*
Princeton Rays
Pulaski Mariners*
Quad City River Bandits
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Reading Fightin Phils
Reno Aces
Richmond Flying Squirrels
Rieleros de Aguascalientes
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Rochester Red Wings
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Sacramento River Cats
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Salt Lake Bees
San Antonio Missions
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Sarasota Reds*
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Memphis Redbirds 11

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 2019 July 11

When I reviewed the Redbirds' previous logos, I lamented the fact that such a distinct city had a baseball team whose logo was so generic. It wasn't just that the logo lacked anything that said Memphis aside from the actual word "Memphis" in the logo. It was also that the logo lacked anything that said Redbirds aside from the actual word "Redbirds" in the logo.

This time, they've done so much better. First, the logo has, get this, an actual redbird in the logo. (And yes, it is a redbird and not just a red bird; for those who don't know, redbird is another name for the northern cardinal.) Second, the writing and some other portions of the logo — basically every part of the logo except for the cardinal itself — are done in a way to make it look like a neon sign.

You may be asking, is Memphis really known for neon? Not directly, but it is known for Beale Street, and if you've ever been to Beale Street at night, then you know that there's neon all over the damn place. Even the police building on Beale Street has a neon sign, and no, I'm not making that up. There are so many neon signs on that street that you could probably read from the light they give off. Of course, if you tried to do that everyone walking by you would think you were a tremendous nerd, because you'd be reading a book on Beale Street. All those blues venues, all those barbecue joints, and you're going to try to read? Oh, hell no. Put that book down and go see a band. I'm not saying you should never read, but there's a time and place for everything, and nighttime on Beale Street is not the time and place for reading. Come on, live a little.

The stadium where the Redbirds play is about two blocks north of Beale Street, and has its own neon signs. Yes, there's one for the Redbirds, and yes, those lines that look like neon lights on printed versions of the logo do indeed become actual neon on this sign. There's a similar sign for Memphis 901 FC, a new soccer team that has the same owners, plays in the same stadium, and has a similarly neon-friendly logo.

If I'm honest, I kind of like the soccer team's logo more. The name is a bit generic ("901" simply refers to the area code in and around Memphis), but that gives them a little freedom to play around, and they took the opportunity to create a logo which at first glance seems abstract but then you look a little closer and you realice it hints at a vinyl record, with the zero in "901" being the label. The Redbirds, having an actual name, needed to stick a little closer to that name when they made the logo. That said, the Redbirds have a very good logo for a team named the Redbirds. More importantly, they have a very good logo for a team called the Memphis Redbirds.

Final Score: 11 points.
Penalties: Script, 7 pts; Diamond, 16 pts.
Bonuses: Logo, -12 pts.

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