Chirp! Chirp! Article Tells about the Birds on the Bat

 

This is an older version of the Birds on the  Bat logo.

This is an older version of the Birds on the Bat logo.

By Glen Sparks

One of the memorable images in sports is the Cardinals’ logo of the Birds on the Bat. The logo is more than 90 years old and a symbol of both the team and St. Louis.

Derrick Goold wrote about the history of this artwork in his Aug. 21 article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. You also can read the article on stltoday.com.

Find out who created the image and why. This article covers a great piece of baseball history. You also can read about the Birds on the Bat in Goold’s 2010 book 100 Things Cardinals Fans Should Know & Do before They Die. You’ll find out how the logo has changed—gradually—through the years. The logo “thing” fans should know is No. 19.

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