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.