'St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms & Logos: An Illustrated History' on sale now

New book detailing every Cardinals uniform and logo since 1882 available at cardinals.com/book

ST. LOUIS, Mo., October 24, 2016 - The St. Louis Cardinals are now taking orders for St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms & Logos: An Illustrated History, a high-quality hardback 120-page coffee-table style book that takes a journey through the evolution of the Cardinals uniforms and logos. The team anticipates high demand for this one-of-a-kind keepsake and is taking orders now to ensure delivery before the holidays.  

"The visual and graphic history of the Cardinals is an amazingly interesting topic," said Bill DeWitt III, President of the Cardinals. "This book presents that history in all its wonderful twists and turns, and will be a great reference for Cardinals fans or anyone who enjoys the subject of baseball team uniforms."

St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms & Logos illustrates and details every St. Louis Cardinals logo and uniform from 2016, all the way back to 1882. Years of research and design have culminated in this book showcasing over 300 drawings and 400 photos of jersey graphics, cap emblems, lettering, patches and more. In addition to the chronological timeline documenting the history of the St. Louis Cardinals uniform, this book explores variations of Cardinals logos used for promotional items, signs, scorecards, merchandise and more.

"The Cardinals have one of the most iconic logos and uniforms in all of sports," said Gary Kodner, the book's author and illustrator. "When people see the 'Birds on the Bat', they know exactly what they are looking at and instantly associate it with the city of St. Louis."

For the next few weeks, St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms & Logos will be sold exclusively through the Cardinals website at cardinals.com/book. To ensure delivery by December 25, orders must be placed online no later than December 15. Starting in early November, the book will also be available at the Official Cardinals Team Store at Busch Stadium, Cardinals Authentics Shop at Cardinals Nation and at Cardinal Clubhouse stores. The book retails for $29.95.