I was recently amazed at how many minor league baseball team logos feature a food product. There are several teams that use a vegetable, nut, condiment or other food item in either their primary or secondary logos. Note: I am not counting any team mascot/logo that just features an animal mascot. Yes, this is the vegetarian logo review, except for one which is for a cut of meat.
By a quick count, I noticed nine logos that feature an edible item, just in minor league baseball alone. I am not sure how many more food logos exist beyond MiLB.
I do like this trend, it certainly brings more characters to our dinner tables.
Cedar Rapids Kernels
Food Item: Corn
MLB Affiliate: Minnesota Twins
Fort Wayne Tin Caps
Food Item: Apple
MLB Affiliate: San Diego Padres
Food Item: Bunch of Grapes, specifically for Grape Jam
MLB Affiliate: Pittsburgh Pirates
Kansas City T-Bones
Food Item: T-Bone Steak
MLB Affiliate: Independent
Food Item: Walnut & Almond
MLB Affiliate: Colorado Rockies
Food Item: Buttery Biscuit
MLB Affiliate: Tampa Bay Rays
Food Item: Corn
MLB Affiliate: Independant
Food Item: Asparagus
MLB Affiliate: Oakland A’s
Willmington Blue Rocks
Food Item: Celery
MLB Affiliate: Kansas City Royals
My favorite? Montgomery Biscuits and then the Modesto Nuts. Who would have thought of a pat of butter in a logo. And I love that Almond in the Nuts logo, goes w/the Squirrel theme.
Least favorite? The Blue Rocks of course. I hate celery. So much so that that it is banned in my house.
Now after all of these logos don’t you just feel like the Hungry Thing? (a childhood classic book by the way).