St. Louis Cardinals was the name of the professional rugby franchise, which is to-day known as Arizona Cardinals. The team was established in 1920 in Chicago, Il-linois, and moved to St. Louis in 1960, where they played until 1987.
Meaning and history
The St. Louis Cardinals, founded in 1882 by a group of investors, is a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri. They are one of the oldest and most successful franchises in Major League Baseball (MLB) history. The Cardinals have won 11 World Series championships, with their most recent win in 2011. They have also secured 19 National League pennants and have a rich tradition of producing legendary players. Currently, the St. Louis Cardinals continue to be a competitive team in the MLB, striving for further success and aiming to add to their impressive record.
What is St. Louis Cardinals?
The St. Louis Cardinals is a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri. They are a member of the National League in Major League Baseball (MLB) and have a rich history, winning multiple World Series championships.
1900 – 1919
1920 – 1921
1922 – 1926
1927 – 1947
1948 – 1964
1966 – 1997
1999 – now
During the St. Louis Era the bird’s head was mainly placed on a white or yellow background, accompanied by a custom wordmark in black or red. The icon became instantly recognizable really fast, due to its simple shape and intense color palette.
The helmets of the St. Louis Cardinals featured a plain white color with a simple metallic grill. The only eye-catching element was the red bird’s head placed on the sides of the helmet.
The team’s uniform was composed of jerseys and pants in red and white, the color was alternating depending on whether the team played at home or not. The red jer-seys were complemented by bold white players’ numbers and delicate additional detail on the shoulders, while the whole pants featured thick red side stripes.