Major League Baseball Productions

From Audiovisual Identity Database

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1st Logo (1977-1980)

Logo: On a black background, the Major League Baseball logo zooms out. Then the text

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
FILM PRODUCTION

fades in below the logo.

Variant: Sometimes, the text below the logo will look like this

©MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
PRODUCTIONS [YEAR]

Technique: The zoom out and the text appearing.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the program (in the case of This Week in Baseball, it's "Gathering Crowds", composed by Mike Vickers).

Availability: Seen on MLB programs at the time, including early episodes of the original version of This Week in Baseball.

2nd Logo (1981-1993?)

Logo: On a black background, the outline of the Major League Baseball logo zooms in while leaving a limited ray of trails and then a white dot zooms into the bottom left corner of the logo also leaving a trail. Afterward, the colors fade into the logo and the red text

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
PRODUCTIONS

vertically wipes in below the logo.

Variant: Sometimes, the text below the logo will look like this

©MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
PRODUCTIONS [YEAR]

or

©[YEAR] MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PRODUCTIONS

Technique: The zooming in of the logo and the text vertically wiping in.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the program.

Availability: Seen on later episodes of This Week in Baseball.

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