The Baseball Gods have once again shined its graphic magic upon the game.
Following the lead of the Baltimore Orioles a few days ago, the Toronto Blue Jays have unveiled a new logo and uniform set, which harkens back to a time when Toronto was the capital of the baseball world, a team that played its games in a futuristic stadium and terrorized the rest of the American League.
It’s an updated take on the graphic blue jay, bringing back the baseball background, the maple leaf in the ear and the hollowed out numbers and typeface, a unique look for baseball’s second Canadian team. And since it fits my distorted world view that every baseball team (with some exceptions) should dress like it did in 1988, I couldn’t be happier with the results. (more…)