MLB Debuts Cincinnati’s 2015 All-Star Game Logo

first_imgThe 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game logo was unveiled Tuesday morning.CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Reds have unveiled the official logo of the 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played at Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015.The announcement was made Tuesday morning featuring local Cincinnati and Hamilton County officials, members of Major League Baseball and Reds executives and personnel.The official logo of Baseball’s 86th Midsummer Classic features a nostalgic design, symbolic of the historic heritage of the Reds franchise in professional baseball.  The iconic pill box hat and handlebar mustache is a playful reflection on some of the sport’s original players.  The etched type celebrates the jewel event as a flying star punctuates the copy.  The crossed bats represent a traditional baseball design, while the addition of deep red creates dimension to the Club’s colors of red and black.Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said: “Major League Baseball is delighted to team with the Reds in celebration of our game’s rich history in Cincinnati and the franchise’s home since 2003, Great American Ball Park.  The great fans of Cincinnati will experience a sports tradition that melds all the best of the National Pastime with a legacy of service to our host communities.”Reds President and CEO Bob Castellini said: “Today’s logo unveiling is the first of many exciting things that will happen throughout Reds Country, as we prepare for the honor of hosting Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in 2015.  The design chosen pays homage to the historical significance of Reds baseball.  It is a tribute to our fans who have loved this game for generations.”The 2015 All-Star Game will mark the fifth time that the Reds will serve as hosts of the Midsummer Classic, and Great American Ball Park will be the city’s third venue to host the festivities.  Crosley Field staged the 1938 and 1953 All-Star Games, while Riverfront Stadium was the venue for the Midsummer Classics of 1970 and 1988.  The National League has won three of the four All-Star Games played in Cincinnati.last_img read more