Reading Fightin Phils Logo

Reading Fightin Phils Logo
Since 1999, the logo of minor league baseball team Reading Fightin Phils has undergone three major overhauls.

Meaning and History logo

Reading Fightin Phils Logo history


The club was established in Reading, Pennsylvania, under the name Reading Phillies. They played their first official game against the York White Roses in 1967.

Old symbols

Reading Fightin Phils symbol
The 1999 logo features a train riding over a baseball. The red seam looks like a railroad track here. The name of the team was written across the baseball. The design was placed inside a blue rhombus with rounded corners.
In 2008, a wordmark emblem was introduced, where the text “R-Phils” was given in red letters with an underscore. A blue star dotting the letter “I” was the highlight of the design.

The 2013 emblem

Reading Fightin Phils emblem
The Reading Fightin Phils logo showcases a cartoonish ostrich putting up his fists in a fighting stance. The text “Fightin Phils” placed above goes perfectly well with the bird theme due to the peculiar elements on the letters resembling feathers. The word “Reading” in a more traditional typeface is placed on the top.

Colors

Reading Fightin Phils Logo baseball
While the official palette consists of red, nighttime navy, cream, and white, the Reading Fightin Phils logo additionally incorporates grey (for the body of the ostrich).