Why do MLB and NBA have similar logos?
The NBA logo, designed by Alan Siegel in 1969 to resemble Dior’s MLB logo. … As Siegel has explained, the similarity was not a coincidence: the NBA commissioner at the time expressly asked Siegel to riff on the patriotic MLB logo as a way of branding basketball as an “all American” sport like baseball.
Who is the current MLB logo?
The ubiquitous design includes a white silhouette of a batter — popularly thought to be Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew — flanked by a backdrop of blue and red.
What does Killebrew mean?
Erme parish, Cornwall, probably named in Cornish as ‘hazelnut grove’, from kelly ‘grove’ + cnow ‘hazel trees’. …