Teams with asterisks are not yet posted

Aberdeen IronBirds*
Acereros del Norte
Águila de Veracruz
Aigles de Trois-Rivières
Akron RubberDucks
Albuquerque Isotopes
Algodoneros de Unión Laguna
Altoona Curve
Amarillo Sod Poodles
Arkansas Travelers
Asheville Tourists
Augusta GreenJackets
Beloit Sky Carp*
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 Dirty Birds
Charleston RiverDogs
Charlotte Knights
Charros de Jalisco*
Chattanooga Lookouts
Chicago Dogs
Clearwater Threshers
Cleburne Railroaders
Columbia Fireflies
Columbus Clippers
Conspiradores de Querétaro*
Corpus Christi Hooks
Dayton Dragons
Daytona Tortugas
Delmarva Shorebirds
Diablos Rojos del México
Dorados de Chihuahua*
Down East Wood Ducks
Dunedin Blue Jays
Durham Bulls
El Paso Chihuahuas
Empire State Greys*
Erie SeaWolves
Eugene Emeralds
Evansville Otters*
Everett AquaSox
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Fayetteville Woodpeckers
Florence Y'Alls
Fort Myers Mighty Mussels
Fort Wayne TinCaps
Fredericksburg Nationals
Fresno Grizzlies
Frisco RoughRiders
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Gastonia Baseball Club*
Gateway Grizzlies
Generales de Durango
Glacier Range Riders
Grand Junction Jackalopes
Great Falls Voyagers
Great Lakes Loons*
Greensboro Grasshoppers*
Greenville Drive
Guerreros de Oaxaca
Gwinnett Stripers
Hagerstown Flying Boxcars*
Harrisburg Senators
Hartford Yard Goats
Hickory Crawdads
High Point Rockers
Hillsboro Hops
Hudson Valley Renegades
Idaho Falls Chukars
Indianapolis Indians
Inland Empire 66ers of San

Iowa Cubs
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
Jersey Shore BlueClaws*
Joliet Slammers
Jupiter Hammerheads
Kannapolis Cannon Ballers
Kansas City Monarchs
Lake County Captains
Lake Country DockHounds
Lake Elsinore Storm
Lake Erie Crushers
Lakeland Flying Tigers
Lancaster Stormers*
Lansing Lugnuts
Las Vegas Aviators
Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Leones de Yucatán
Lexington Legends
Lincoln Saltdogs*
Long Island Ducks
Louisville Bats
Lynchburg Hillcats
Memphis Redbirds
Midland RockHounds
Milwaukee Milkmen
Mississippi Braves
Missoula Paddleheads
Modesto Nuts
Montgomery Biscuits
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Nashville Sounds
New England Knockouts*
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
New Jersey Jackals
New York Boulders
Norfolk Tides
Northern Colorado Owlz
Northwest Arkansas Naturals*
Oakland Ballers
Ogden Raptors
Oklahoma City Baseball Club*
Olmecas de Tabasco
Omaha Storm Chasers
Ottawa Titans
Palm Beach Cardinals
Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Peoria Chiefs
Pericos de Puebla
Piratas de Campeche
Portland Sea Dogs
Quad City River Bandits
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Reading Fightin Phils
Reno Aces
Richmond Flying Squirrels
Rieleros de Aguascalientes
Rochester Red Wings
Rocket City Trash Pandas
Rocky Mountain Vibes
Rome Emperors*
Round Rock Express
Sacramento River Cats
Salem Red Sox
Salt Lake Bees
San Antonio Missions
San Jose Giants
Saraperos de Saltillo
Schaumburg Boomers
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Sioux City Explorers
Sioux Falls Canaries
Somerset Patriots
South Bend Cubs
Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Spokane Indians
Springfield Cardinals
St. Lucie Mets
St. Paul Saints
Staten Island FerryHawks
Stockton Ports
Sugar Land Skeeters
Sultanes de Monterrey
Sussex County Miners*
Syracuse Mets
Tacoma Rainiers
Tampa Tarpons
Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos
Tennessee Smokies
Tigres de Quintana Roo
Toledo Mud Hens
Toros de Tijuana
Tri-City Dust Devils
Tri-City ValleyCats
Vancouver Canadians
Visalia Rawhide
Washington Wild Things
West Michigan Whitecaps
Wichita Wind Surge
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Windy City Thunderbolts
Winnipeg Goldeyes
Winston-Salem Dash
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Worcester Red Sox*
Yolo High Wheelers
York Revolution
Sioux Falls Canaries 128

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Posted 2022 May 15

Sioux Falls, South Dakota has a population of roughly 200,000 people, which is approximately 458% of the population of South Dakota. And if I'm honest, I'm just a little bit jealous of one thing it has. Below is a picture of Falls Park, located at the falls for which Sioux Falls is named:

As you can see in the background, this is not outside of town or even on the outskirts. This is basically downtown. See the person toward the lower left of the photograph? You can walk from the spot where he is to the corner of First and Main in about ten minutes. Or at least you could if First actually intersected with Main, which it doesn't (it stops one block west of Main). But you get the idea. Raleigh has nothing like this. The closest thing downtown Raleigh has is a creek that got covered over decades ago. That's...not the same.

The Canaries' stadium isn't much farther from downtown; it's about a twenty-minute walk from the nonexistent corner of First and Main in the opposite direction from the falls. Before the Canaries, it was home to a team called the Packers, and before that to a team called the, um, Canaries. Those Canaries were the original tenants of the current Sioux Falls Stadium, but before them there was another stadium in town, which hosted a different team called the— well, you know. Yes, Canaries is one of those names that goes back to 1492, so whether you like it or not it isn't going anywhere, or at least if it does it'll soon be back. (The current team changed its name from the Canaries to the Pheasants in 2010, and back to the Canaries in 2013.) Truth be told, it's no worse than Cardinals or Orioles, and it's a hell of a lot better than Trash Pandas or Biscuits.

As for the logo...well, it's better than the logos for the Trash Pandas and the Biscuits, but that's not exactly a high bar to clear. Truth be told it's basically a laundry list of the things in minor league logos that inspired me to create the Bush League Factor in the first place. Anthropomorphized animal? Check. Dressed as an athlete? Check. Facial expression that's probably intended to look tough but fails miserably? Check. You don't actually see logos like this much anymore; it seems like teams have generally moved either toward less cartoony, more stylized logos (think les Aigles de Trois-Rivières or the Delmarva Shorebirds) or else toward utterly ridiculous atrocities (think the Fort Wayne TinCaps or Lansing Lugnuts). These days, a logo like this almost looks quaint.

That doesn't mean it's good though, and it isn't.

Final Score: 128 points.
Penalties: Humanoid, 30 pts; Cartoon, 47 pts; Player, 51 pts.
Bonuses: None.

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