Monday, April 12, 2010

Blue Monday - Baseball

It's Blue Monday! I'm so glad that you decided to join in the fun.

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It's baseball season, and I've noticed that many teams are wearing shades of
beautiful blue.

We used to live in South Florida, where the Marlins play. My husband still roots for them. Look at the gorgeous teal blue in their logo.

Now we live in the Tampa area. Sometimes, it's hard for Johnny to get the Marlins on TV, and he settles for watching the Rays. Here is the logo for the Tampa Bay Rays. It contains two delightful shades of blue.

Are there any shades of beautiful blue in your team's uniforms or logos?

Happy Blue Monday!

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2. Rajesh, India
3. ellen b -
4. Karen@Elsie Eleanor Designs
5. The 3 Sisters.
6. LaVoice
7. Kathy @Me & My Memes
8. Jan from Australia
9. Sara Chapman, Seattle
10. Mary@OnePerfectBite
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12. Loui
13. Christine (xinex)
14. Blue in the living room
15. Yoli ~ Apron Giveaway
16. Dena E
17. Diann @The Thrifty Groove
18. Milla
19. Riet, Holland
21. Race@Moments of My Life
22. Hedwig - SE
23. mizhelle
24. Hagemor Fotosafari
25. Treasures from the Heart
26. Carpe Diem Sweden
27. Min Fotodagbok Sweden
28. Irene Photography, Norway
29. Vintage Rose Studio
30. Inspired Living Spaces
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32. Hagemor Norway
33. Eden, Australia
34. Anne S
36. hip chick
37. ...Molly's Country Memories
38. LUNA
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40. MyThoughtsMyVoice
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42. A Vintage Cottage Home
43. cindy
44. Beverly@How Sweet The Sound
45. Karen, A Scrapbook of Inspiration
46. Maria's Space
47. Jeanne,backyard neighbor
48. gengen
49. Happier Than a Pig in Mud
50. The Tablescaper
51. WHiMsy in tHE GarDen
52. Becky K - Easter Blues
53. Tracy F. @Honey Suckle and Hissy Fits
54. Black Eyed Susans Kitchen
55. charmine
56. Debbie-Dabble
57. Boulevard Interior Design New Before and Afters
58. Ladynred
59. Beth - Beyond The Garden Gate
60. Shelia @Notesongs - Kitchen Counters
61. Shy@Milestones
62. Jamie @Him, Me, and our Three
64. Baba's Special babies
65. Wendy @Homemaking In High Heels
66. Joysweb
67. Ann @Tin and sparkle
68. WANDA LEE~ A hint Of sky blue
69. Chaos@SailingSimply
70. Heidi - HEART AND HOME blue and white headboard
71. Myrna @My Enchanted Home
72. DeniseMarie bunbuns
73. Cass @That Old House
74. Pie
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76. peggy gatto
77. Tina@BeansieBabbles
78. Rinkly Rimes
79. Cacai M.
80. Dhemz, CA
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ellen b. said...

I'm sure the Seattle Mariners have some blue and I know my Seattle Sounders Soccer team does, too. Have a great week Sally!

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Well---the Titans have blue in their uniforms. But my Tennessee Vols are orange and white...

Hope you are doing okay... I missed your 'funny' this morning.

Glo said...

No blue and gold! Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates!

Happy Blue Monday!

Natasha in Oz said...

Hi Sally. I am not too familiar with baseball but Stacey's husband used to play and LOVES it and my hubby has been watching a bit of it on cable lately so I am getting to learn a bit more about it.

Thanks so much for having us again this week. Happy Blue Monday!

Best wishes,
Natasha (& Stacey and Holly).

♥ Kathy said...

How fun :) My mom was a tour guide at the Astrodome when I was little so the Astros were the only baseball team I ever watched play. They always lost lol Happy Blue Monday Sally!

♥ Kathy said...

I totally forgot to say that yes, they had some blue in their logo and uniforms. I may need to go to bed :)

Jan said...

All the best to your teams!!
This is my first time as I have only been on blogspot a short time.
Greetings to everyone.

Sara Chapman said...

A blue sky over red and yellow tulips for you all to visit today chez moi. Love the two blues of this logo. Very sporty.

LV said...

I am not a baseball fan. I like football very much though. It does not matter whether I like it or not it makes for a very nice blue feature.

Coffeeveggie addict. said...

im not fan of both but sure i always got blue its even included in my name lol!happy blue monday!

xinex said...

Is that why you picked to live in those cities? LOL! They are beautiful blues, Sally!...Christine

Ann said...

Actually Sally, my youngest son plays little league and his team this year is the Dodgers. He wears quite a bit of blue to every game. :)

Loui♥ said...

Hi Sally..
hope you are doing much better!!
no blue on the Colorado Rockies..
mostly just purple and black..
now the Nuggets..beautiful blue uniforms..
Have an awesome day!
hugs and laughing smiles..

suzyq said...

Hi Sally,
Thanks for holding Blue Monday - I'll be back soon with more blue treasures to show.

Dena E's Blog said...

Hey Smiling sally,,I said a prayer and crossed my fingers for my 2nd try at this...Hope its all a ok....Iowa Hugs from Dena
You're a treasure!!!

Irene said...

Hi Sally ... No baseballteam that I know of in Norway. But our soccerteam, Strømsgodset got blue in their logo and uniforms are normally blue and white! Happy blue monday!

Marie said...

Hi Sally. My first post for Blue Monday. I´t will be fun.

Gena D said...

Lovely logos ...

Gena @ Vintage Rose Studio
Inspired Living Spaces

Anonymous said...

Thanks again for hosting a great meme - I love doing this one each week.

aspiritofsimplicity said...

oops...I'm a Red Sox fan being that I am from Boston!

admin said...

i would someday want to watch live baseball :) nice pix... we have blue marlins as school logo here at work also

luna said...

Hi Sally, I'm not fan of both but sure I always got blue, happy blue monday!

Megan, Life Revamped said...

I'm so glad to be back here!

here's mine:
Coming home on a Blue Monday


Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Our favorite home team the Mississippi Braves have blue in their uniform as does the Brookhaven Panthers..oh I love Baseball.

Unknown said...

Those were nice blue color logos.

Happy Blue Monday Sally.

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

The BLUES in the logos are really wonderful! Happy Blue Monday!

Cindy said...

Great blues. We're for the Red Sox.

Unknown said...

Hi Sally,
This is my first time joining Blue Monday. There are allot of blues in the uniforms. When we lived in Toronto, the Toronto Blue Jays has blue uniforms too.


Beverly said...

Happy Blue Monday, dear Sally. I miss you so much, and think of you every day.

I am a Yankees fan, but they have blue, too.

Jeanne said...

Hello dear Sally, My husband rooted for the Marlins too. Both of us were transported to Florida when we were 9 years old and grew up in Miami. We didn't meet until we were in our 20's. He moved in 1946 and we moved in 1948. We lived 5 miles apart but he attended a different HS. I'm from MI and he is from OH. Our fathers had warmer weather in their dreams.

The Gators are college teams but blue and orange is their colors. You know we have a family of Gators.

Thank you for your email keeping me updated on how you are feeling. Feeling better is wonderful to hear.

Today is a beautiful day in the mountains. Enjoy your day in your beautiful new home.

Love, Jeanne

Debbiedoos said...

Good morning Sally!~ Nice blue baseball logos....not really into baseball myself so I do not have a favorite team:) Happy Blue Monday!

The Tablescaper said...

I'm not a big baseball fan, but both the Mets and Yankees sport the blue!

- The Tablescaper

Anonymous said...

Hello Sally,

I don't think we have major baseball teams here. People seem to prefer basketball more. But it is played in some schools.

This made me remember of a movie "A League of their own". :-)

Happy Blue Monday!


Becky K. said...

I am not a big baseball fan...but I did feature that teal blue in today's post.

Have a great Monday, Sally.

You are in my thoughts....hoping you are ok. So few posts of late.

Becky K.

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Sally, Born and bred in New York, I am a Yankee's fan...plenty of blue pin stripe!
♥, Susan

Historical sites with charmine said...

Hi Sally,long time no see...I took a long tour of south India.Glad to see your doing good,missed you & blue monday.

Here cricket is the No1 sport and their uniforms are blue.Happy blue monday!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

My Hubby has a Blue and White Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey Jersey!! Even though their colors are Black and Gold now, They were originally White abd Blue!!
Happy Blue Monday, Sally!!

Ladynred said...

Here in Canada we have Blue jays players! Nice one Sally!
Blue booties

Beth said...

Sally, The team logos are pretty. Love that teal color. We have a farm team for the Chicago Cubs in our city, and guess who the new manager is: Ryne Sandberg! We're excited! Thanks for sponsoring this meme; it's fun.

Anonymous said...

Hi Dear Smiling One. Too bad I know nuttin' about no ball games! :) I did see a professional game in Houston last summer but I couldn't even tell you now who was playing, but the hot dogs were good! :)
I'll be in the Blue with you today.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Jamie said...

Can't say I'm a real fan of either team, but I do like the blue :)
I have some blue from "home" this week :)

bj said...

Hi, Sally girl...I am so glad you are feeling better.
I'm like Shelia, I don't know squat about ball games...I always just eat everything they sale and think I had a great time.
hugs, bj

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

Good luck on your baseball team Ms. Sally

Baba said...

Good morning Sally, I love your blues today... especially the blues on the Rays logo...I am sharing my thrift store finds... Baba

Ann said...

Love your shades of blue. I think thats a pretty common color among baseball teams. We have a semi-pro team I love to go to here. Maybe our Royals will climb up the ladder this year. Hope so. Happy Blue Monday.

jlshall said...

I'm not really a baseball enthusiast, but I hope both your teams do well this year. Love that fish on the Marlins logo, and the teal color, too!

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Were all black and garnet here in Gamecock country. But your post did remind me of one my favorite restaurants here in town, The Blue Marlin. YUM!

Gwendolen Elaine said...

Oh, Sally...I'd be a bad wife if I didn't throw my husband's beloved Tarheels into the mix!Gotta love that Carolina blue:) Go 'Heels!!!

Heidi said...

Your team logos are fun, and love the blue. But the only team colors we're fond of around here are black and orange - Go Giants!! (Oh, and "panda" black and white - for Pablo Sandoval). But I do love blue and white at home!!
Thanks for hosting this fun meme.Have a great week.
Heidi - Heart and Home

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

I hope your favorite team comes out on top this season ! Happy blue Monday !

Susan B said...

Great blue logos!

Hope you are having a wonderful day!

maria said...

Happy Blue Monday Sally!

Diane at Crafty Passions said...

Just dropping by to say hello !
Happy Blue Monday !

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

Happy Blue Monday Sally. I missed you this Sunday and email Charlotte asking if you were okay. I missed my smile this week:(

Cass @ That Old House said...

Well, the Yankees wear blue and white pinstripes; does that count?

peggy gatto said...

Fun post!!!
And just think I added my link on MONDAY, the right day!!!
Happy to be here!!!

Beansieleigh said...

Hi Sally! Well, I have two favorite teams. My grandfather taught me to love the Boston Redsocks, so I've been routing for them ever since.. No blue there, though!.. My other favorite team is from my own home state, of course.. New York Yankees! Now THERE'S some blue for ya! But could I have possibly picked two bigger RIVALS than these?!!! It's not easy when they're playing each other!... Happy Blue Monday! ~tina

Marice said...

those are nice looking logos :) thanks for the visit Sally! oh ant btw, the baby that was welcomed to Christian is my friends' baby :)

Denise Marie said...

We've been a Marlin but not a Ray in little league. lol

Love to ya, wonderful woman!!

Rinkly Rimes said...

I find logos fascinating so it was good to see two blue ones.

Cacai M. said...

Hi Sally, that's really cute logo.. very nice teal blue marlin and that rays.. that's so cool! Here's by the way,
My Blue Monday (4/9/10)... see yah.. ~hugs~

Maude Lynn said...

We don't have a baseball team!

Coloradolady said...

Baseball is in full swing here too, ours has blue in the logos too! I am wondering how in the world you keep up with all the participants each week....I struggle on Thursdays most weeks and I don't get near the links you do!! Have a great week!

Dena E's Blog said...

Just a quick note Smiling Sally,,,THANKS so very much for doing this for all of us. It is something I will continue to look forward to.. Bless you and have a great week~~~Big Iowa (((HUGS))) Dena

Tobi Britton* said...

Hi Sally!
I am very excited to be a part of this!
Sparkly Hugs,
Tobi and the Pixies!

Lorie Shewbridge said...

I'm not a big baseball fan, but you are right about the great blues in their uniforms. I'm just glad you didn't post the Yankees... I do not like them AT ALL! :-)
Have a great week!!

Tobi Britton* said...

Hi Sally,
I made the link more visible and now I will add the button!

Teresa C said...

Ooops! I missed Blue Monday again, but I did post. I have to get my act together earlier in the day!

I'm a Red Sox fan. I love their grey uniforms with the navy numbers and their hats are navy. I think they have blue pre-season uniforms as well. There is always some blue in there.

Eden said...

Hi, Sally!

Thank you for dropping by.

Those are beautiful logos. Happy Blue Monday

April said...

Well, living in the Atlanta area, I have to admit that it's Braves all the way for me! At least they have blue as their colors, too! :)

Jan said...

Dear Sally, thank you so much for Blue Monday and for visiting my post. It has been so exciting that so many have stopped by and left great comments. I hope I have got back to all.
Looking forward to next week.
Blessings - Jan

Cathy said...

Neat signs, Dear ~ I hope you are feeling well.

Anonymous said...

I love the colors of the logos Sally. I hope you are doing well. It's 41 degrees here and yesterday we had a small snow shower. I hope it's sunny and bright in your area.