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Crayola Joins Forces with Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball is quickly racking up the hits. Just a few years ago, parent clubs were forcing their logo on their minor league cities to extend their brand. Fast forward to today and the tide has shifted to local sports logos that are being embraced like the El Paso Chihuahuas, Biloxi Shuckers and the Frisco Roughriders. This has led to record merchandise sales in 2015 and I’m sure it will continue to increase this year.

Now Minor League Baseball has announced a one of a kind partnership with Crayola making them a “Preferred Partner”.

The partnership will include a Crayola MILB All Star Experience and a lot of interactivity in local parks. I love the logo they created for the All Star Experience. The crayon crossing with bat with both the Crayola and MILB logo featured is a nice touch.


In their joint press release Mimi Dixon, Customer Development and Activation for Crayola said,  "Crayola is excited to be teaming up with Minor League Baseball," It's the first sports sponsorship of its kind for Crayola and we are planning to surprise and delight families next season with fun, color and creativity."

I love this partnership. Maybe it’s the sentimental part of me that remembers making sports logos with Crayons when I was a child. Using the blue for the Quebec Nordiques and the green and yellow for the Minnesota North Stars. Yes, I know, those teams are now in Colorado and Dallas. I’m showing my age.  I just picture little kids grabbing Crayola packs and drawing their favorite minor league logos like the Hartford Yard Goats or the Akron RubberDucks, two of my favorites.

Congrats to Minor League Baseball and Crayola on a unique partnership that I believe will help both brands.

While we may have not used crayons to create our very first Awesome Sports Logo, we came pretty close with what little we had. Even though this is our first logo, it’s still one of our favorites. Here is our Idaho Taters awesome t-shirt!

I love the double meaning of the potato and a nickname for a home run. I have to be honest, I was shocked when there wasn’t a baseball team in Idaho named the Taters. There is now and it gets rave reviews.
Don’t forget, you can pick up the Taters along with our other baseball teams, the Savannah Seamen, Boca Raton Cougars, Boston Accents, Decorah Trolls and many others by subscribing to our T-shirt of the Month Club. Unlike other t-shirt clubs that send you the t-shirt that they choose, you select the t-shirts that you want. You also pick the amount of months. You get free shipping and discount prices on the shirts. It’s an awesome deal and we hope you join so we can put a smile on your face when you go to the mailbox each month.

Thanks as always for reading,

Gavin Spittle

Founder, Logo Lover, Super Soft T-shirt Fanatic

Awesome Sports Logos


Spring Training Equals Awesome Baseball T-shirts

Baseball Is Back!
Spring Training is underway, and the start of the baseball season is quickly approaching. It’s time to dust off those ball caps, and get ready to spend some time at the ballpark! As you get ready for popcorn, hotdogs and ice cold beer season, a wardrobe update is a necessity. Now that baseballs are flying and bats are swinging, you have got to get some awesome t-shirts to represent your baseball passion! Lucky for you, can have you in the softest, most stylish shirts on the market, and all with just a few clicks. Let’s take a look at a few of the awesome baseball t-shirts that should be added to your closet!
Boca Raton Cougars
This minor league baseball team is named after the ferocious animal called the cougar. The overpopulation of cougars is prevalent mostly in the upscale Boca Raton neighborhoods. You can find cougars in shopping areas during the day, but mostly they are nocturnal beasts working the bar and club scene stalking their prey. They are ferocious except when they are on our super funny Boca Raton sports t-shirt. That’s when ferocity turns into awesomeness. Grab your cougar hunting t-shirt today!
California Crazy Eights
Off the coast of the Golden State, on the Pacific Ocean floor, is an eight-legged creature that is truly fascinating. Most common is the California Two-Spot Octopus. In case you’re ever asked to identify a Two-Spot, just point out... well, never mind, no one will ask you. This octopus means business. Only two tentacles are occupied with a ball and a bat, and that means you better keep an eye on the other six! We're biased but we love this Octopus T-shirt
Idaho Taters
Many call Idaho the potato capital of the United States. In fact, the Idaho potato is the best-selling tater in the country, putting over 2.7 billion dollars back into the state’s economy. That’s a lot of taters! Speaking of that word, “taters” is a baseball term for home runs. “He has 23 taters on the year” or “That was a tater”. The Idaho Taters live up to their name, hitting more home runs than anyone else in their league. Who wouldn’t want to wear a mean looking potato on their chest?
Those are just a few of our many super-soft, awesome baseball tees. Be sure to check out the rest! Don’t want to get them all at once? We have a solution for that! Add them to your t-shirt of the month club rotation, and get a brand new tee each month. Wearing these tees will make you the center of all your game watching parties! Enjoy baseball season in style, and make all your friends jealous!
Thanks for reading and supporting us!
YOU are awesome!!
Blake Cole
Awesome Sports Logos Columnist

Fall is Here and That Means its Tater Time

The leaves are changing, the temps are dropping and that means its Tater season. I know that this is a year round food but there is something about the colder weather that makes potatoes that much better. Potatoes are awesome. Sure you might put on a few pounds if you eat too many but let me enjoy a nice “tater” before you talk to me about “starchy carbs”.  Think how awesome the potato is. It can be as elegant as a side dish at a five star Steakhouse, warm you up inside of a beef stew, it’s mandatory on the Thanksgiving table or we know it best as that partner in crime to the hamburger. One just doesn’t seem the same without the other.  

The potato also keeps other foods alive similar to bees and flowers. You think we would use chives for another reason? Think ketchup is as popular without the potato? The term “loaded” doesn’t just mean you’re rich, it also means that the potato you are about to receive has all kinds of goodness stuffed inside.  Young potatoes known as “tater tots”. Skinny potatoes, “petite”. You don’t see a Mister Green Bean or Asparagus Head do you? The veggie getting the toy love is Mr. Potato head. So many nicknames and all kinds of awesomeness!

According to Potato, there are more than 100 varieties of potatoes sold in the United States. No fancy names. One potato tastes so good, let’s call it a “sweet potato”. Need some variety, taters come in red, white, yellow, blue and purple.

Many call Idaho the potato capital of the United States. In fact, the Idaho potato is the best selling tater in the country putting over 700 million back into the state’s economy. That’s a lot of taters!

We’ve been using the nickname “Taters” a lot in this blog and that nickname has multiple meanings.  “Taters” is also a baseball term for home runs. “He has 23 taters on the year” or “That was a tater”.  We wanted to combine the awesomeness of potatoes, Idaho and baseball and this was actually our first sports logo that we came up with. We couldn’t believe that a minor league baseball team in Idaho hadn’t used it. Forty two logos later, it’s still one of our favorites. Who wouldn’t want to wear a mean looking potato on their chest? This super soft Idaho sports logo t-shirt is awesome and a terrific addition to your wardrobe.


So when you are thinking of a creative gift to get someone, think of the Idaho Taters, it’s sure to become a closet favorite.


Thanks as always for reading. Go Taters!

Gavin Spittle

Founder, Logo Lover, T-shirt Fanatic

Awesome Sports Logos


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