While a team's logo has no effect on the outcome of the game, it is the symbol that represents the team and something that everyone associates with it.
Fans put a good deal of stock in the team's logo, as they are the ones buying merchandise and clothing with the logo on it, and having a ridiculous logo is certainly going to limit T-shirt sales, if nothing else.
Today's logos have become fairly boring, but luckily, baseball has a lengthy history and has certainly had its fair share of impressively bad logos through the years.
A thanks to Chris Creamer's website, www.sportslogos.net, which is by far the most comprehensive database of logos on the Internet and made this article much easier.
So here are the 50 worst baseball logos, 20 from the minor leagues and 30 from the major leagues. Sit back and enjoy some laughably bad logos.