Houston Astros Logo

Astros Logo
The Houston Astros have gone through a series of logotypes ranging from a comparatively simple wordmark to a rather complex emblem.

Meaning and History logo

Houston Astros Logo history


The very first Houston Astros logo, which was adopted when the team was calledthe Houston Colt 45s,featured a blue gun. After the name was changed in 1965, the team switchedto the orange roundel emblem containingthe Astrodome stadium with baseballs orbiting around it. The word “ASTROS” was placed below. In 1977, the font and the color scheme were slightly modified.

Evolution of the emblem

Astros emblem
In 1994, a completely new design was adopted. It featured a shooting gold star and the wordmark inside a frame resembling Astrodome. The shooting star logo was modifiedin 1995 and 2000.

Current symbol

Astros symbol
In 2013, the logo was heavily modified. Now, it is based on the letter “H” placed over the background representing an orange star. The star is encircled with the words “Houston Astros”. Also, there is a version of the symbol without the team’s name.

Font

Font Astros Logo
The font on the Houston Astros logo has a lot in common with the Player Bold typeface created by Patrick Griffin and published by the Toronto-based independent font development studio Canada Type. It is a geometric serif typeface boasting excellent legibility.

Color

Color Astros Logo
Navy blue, orange, and white, which are the three colors of the team’s official palette, appear on the logo together with a light shade of grey.